Meet the DQ Grill & Chill® Franchising Team

A Smile & a Story

Pursuing any franchise opportunity is a big commitment, and you want to be sure you have a team you can count on to help you through the steps toward success. As a company that’s been franchising for 80 years, you can trust that we have the experience and resources to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

The Dairy Queen® brand offers much more than a QSR franchise opportunity. When you franchise with us, you’ll be investing in a timeless tradition. Every franchisee and valued member of our team has a smile to share and a story to tell about their DQ®; experiences. We look forward to working with you and helping you become a part of something sweeter.

  • Jim Kerr – Executive Vice President of Franchise Development US and Canada
  • Tony Watters – Director of Franchise Development Canada
  • Tara Fry- Franchise Developer - Southeast Region
  • Roger Schone – Franchise Developer – South Central Region
  • Jennifer Rude – National Franchise Sales & Development Manger – Upper Midwest Region
  • Tom Trocchio – Franchise Developer – Northeast Region
  • Karen Hamilton – Franchise Developer - West Region
  • Eric Rochefort – Franchise Developer – Quebec and Maritimes
  • Connie Wolbaum – Franchise Developer - Western Canada

Map of where the Dairy Queen Cooperate team is located

Want more? Find out how our team supports our franchisees and why we are the obvious choice when looking for a Chill and Grill franchise to work with!

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