LAFAYETTE, La., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Fishman, Founder and Executive Chairman of The Alternative Board, the world's largest franchise system providing peer advisory boards and coaching services for business owners, announced today that The Alternative Board (TAB) will be seeking to open a TAB office in Lafayette, LA. As part of the expansion, TAB will seek interested and qualified individuals to operate an office to help business owners in the Acadiana area. Interested individuals may apply by completing the contact form at http://www.thealternativeboard.com/franchise-opportunity/apply.
From his office in nearby Baton Rouge, TAB franchise owner Tim Stoll likes the expansion into Lafayette. "TAB has been helping business owners in the Baton Rouge metro area build better, more sustainable businesses for the past four years. By focusing on the key elements of their business that truly move the needle, these business owners have experienced growth and improved profitability, despite the headwinds of a tough economy."
Voicing his excitement relating to TAB's expansion in Louisiana, Mr. Fishman said, "We view Lafayette as an area where we will continue The Alternative Board's mission of helping small and midsize business owners achieve work-life balance while leading their companies to their maximum potential." Mr. Fishman has authored two books appearing on the Wall Street Journal's best-sellers list and knows firsthand the best practices for small business coaching and peer boards.About The Alternative BoardThe Alternative Board currently operates in seven countries, including the United States, bringing together owners of non-competing businesses in half-day monthly board groups of up to 10 members. Each meeting, under the guidance of a TAB Certified facilitator, is conducted in a confidential "think-tank" atmosphere, and additional one-on-one business coaching is provided as well. TAB delivers real world advice to help business owners stay focused on what matters most. Since its inception in 1990, more than 15,000 businesses have benefited from The Alternative Board services. For more information visit www.TheAlternativeBoard.com. Contact Information: Rachel Moore Social Media & PR Specialist The Alternative Board (303) 839-1200 x158 RMoore@TheAlternativeBoard.com