Michael W. Riley
Senior Vice President
Ziebart International Corporation
Mike is in charge of Ziebart International Corporation's franchise growth in the United States. The company has 100 U.S. franchise locations and continues to grow domestically under Mike's leadership.
Ziebart's worldwide recognized brand is operating in 32 countries and was recently featured in Franchise Business Review's 2014 Top Franchises, Top 100 Veteran Franchises, and Top 200 Global Franchises. D-Business magazine also ranked Ziebart Corporation among its Top 5 franchises in the state of Michigan for 2014.
For the past 15+ years, Entrepreneur magazine has named Ziebart International Corporation one of its Top 500 Franchisors, in 2017 we ranked #167 overall and #1 in the Automotive Appearance Services Category. Success magazine ranked Ziebart among its Franchise Gold 100 for four years. The company has also been listed on Income Opportunities' Platinum 200 list and Franchise Times magazine's inaugural Top 200 list. In 2016 Entrepreneurs Top Global 200 ranked us #145 on the list as well as Franchise Direct Top Global 100 ranked u #50 on theirs. Ultimately, Ziebart has received recognition from the International Franchise Association, which is the leading organization for franchisors around the world.
In 1985, Mike came to Ziebart International Corporation from Tru-Green® Corporation, where he was a Service Manager. Mike served first as Sales and Service Manager in a company owned store. Since that time, he has worked in all aspects of franchise operations from Technical Trainer, Product Development Manager, District Sales Manager, Regional Sales Director, Director of Branch Operations, Vice President of Retail Operations, Vice President Franchise Operations, Vice President of Sales and Marketing and is currently a Senior Vice President of Franchise Sales.