Meet the Founders

Eric&Robin

Eric & Robin Gagnon

The Restaurant Brokers

This dynamic duo and husband and wife team are the country's leading Restaurant Brokers and founders of the We Sell Restaurants franchise. They have appeared online and in print hundreds of times where they share their expertise in selling restaurants. They are authors, radio hosts and speakers to the industry on the subject of restaurant sales. Their book, Appetite for Acquisition was published in 2012 and was immediately named “Best of 2012” by Small Business Book Awards.” It is for sale in bookstores nationwide and on Amazon where it has a five-star rating.

Both are members of the International Franchise Association or the IFA where Robin serves on the national Women’s Franchise Committee and chairs the Women’s Franchise Network Atlanta. Members of the International Business Brokers Association, they have appeared as a speaker at the International Conference twice on the subject of franchise resales. Eric is a member and serves on multiple committees for the Southeast Franchise Forum. Both have been named National Industry Experts by Business Brokerage Press in the area of Restaurant Sales and Franchise Resales. The two co-hosted a long running radio show on selling restaurants.

ERIC GAGNON an industry expert in restaurant sale and valuation. Eric began his career in the financial services industry for Bank of America, Bank of New York and big five accounting firm, KPMG before launching the nation’s premiere restaurant brokerage firm and restaurant brokerage franchise. Eric is Past President of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers and Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Club. He is also the recipient of the GABB Phoenix award for more than a decade of million dollar sales. He is a member of the International Business Brokers Association, Business Brokers of Florida and the International Franchise Association. Eric is licensed as a Broker in Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.  He holds a degree from Francis Marion University and the University of Montreal.

ROBIN GAGNON  is the Vice President of We Sell Restaurants and its Chief Marketing Officer. Robin has carved a principal role in the industry as a franchise resale specialist and often teaches, writes and speaks on this topic. Prior to joining We Sell Restaurants, Robin served as Vice President of Strategic Marketing for a $4 billion dollar retailer and Director of Advertising/Director of Business Development for another Fortune 100 company. Robin holds an undergraduate degree and a Masters of Business Administration from Appalachian State University where she graduated first in her class and was named "Outstanding MBA." Robin is an emeritus member of the ASU Business Advisory Council. She is also a founding member of the ASU Entrepreneurship Board. Robin is licensed as a salesperson in both Georgia and Florida. She is a member of the Business Brokers of Florida and is licensed as a salesperson in both Florida and Georiga.