Massage Heights Corporate Presents 2013 Peak Performer Awards at International Franchise Convention

Franchisee, Developer and Retreat Director of the Year and Healing Hands Awards recognize individuals from all levels of the organization

Online PR News – 15-October-2013 – San Antonio, TX – San Antonio, Texas (October 14, 2013) – Massage Heights, a family owned international franchise membership massage company that helps people elevate the everyday through professional, convenient and affordable custom massage services celebrated the year’s top performers as the company prepares to open it’s 100th location by the end of the year.
The awards celebration was the culmination of the Massage Heights International Franchise Convention and was hosted by the company’s Co-Founders Wayne and Shane Evans and CEO, Glenn Franson.
Award criteria was based on results achieved in key performance indicators from August 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013 and a commitment to Massage Heights’ purpose, mission and values. JD and Tammy Busch, Regional Developers for the Dallas and Houston Markets were named Developer of the Year for the third year in a row in recognition of their outstanding development and operational results, consistent levels of Member and employee retention as well as top financial performance. Larry and Debbie Weatherford of Houston, Texas, nominated by the Buschs, received Franchisee of the Year for their consistent Guest Experience Reviews of 95% or higher, high employee retention and strong community involvement. Joe and Kathy Mengle, franchisees of the Green Valley location in San Antonio, Texas nominated two of their employees who received top honors: Retreat Director of the Year, Kortney Black and Healing Hands Award Lizette Lira, Lead Massage Therapist. In addition to reaching all defined key performance indicators both women consistently exhibit strong leadership qualities and embrace the company’s purpose of elevating the everyday for all Guests and Team Members.

"We are a family dedicated to the well-being of those we serve” said Glenn Franson, President and CEO, “This not only includes how we serve our Members and Guests, but how our Team Members and Franchisees are served by their personal and professional investments in our company. All of this year’s Peak Performers have demonstrated their commitment to our purpose and their results are a direct reflection of their passion, loyalty and diligence. They are authentic leaders in our organization and we are honored to recognize them for their achievements” said Franson.
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About Massage Heights

Founded in San Antonio, Texas, in 2004, Massage Heights is a premium franchise massage Retreat Company built on a membership model. The model makes regular massage therapy affordable, while still providing the level of service available at a five-star resort. The company’s mission is to help all types of people incorporate convenient, high-quality, rejuvenating massage into their lives so that they can live better and elevate the everyday. In an exploding industry, the company has more than 95 operating franchise locations in the United States and Canada and plans to open a total of 500 U.S. locations within the next five years. The company was ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list for 2012 and in Franchise Times’ Next 300 list for 2013. Massage Heights is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and proudly supports the American Cancer Society DetermiNation team in their efforts to help people who have been touched by cancer live better lives. For more information visit