Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine Issue III, 2017 - Page 42

2017 MVP AWARDS BY HELEN BOND Nobly Done! Commitment to community knows no bounds W hen Bret Stewart was grow- ing up, he dreamed of being a doctor so he could help people. Life may have led him down a different path, but his desire to positively influence the lives of those around him is realized every day. Stewart, president of Woodinville, Wash.-based CenterTwist Inc., is the recipient of the 2017 MVP Noble Cause Award for his dedication and passion to- ward those in need. A multi-unit franchisee with 17 Auntie Anne’s, 2 Schlotzsky’s, and 1 Cinnabon 40 MULTI-UNIT FRANCHISEE IS S UE III, 2017 “You don’t have to do much, just a little, and it can really make a difference.” in Washington state and Alaska, Stewart’s creative commitment to his employees and community knows no bounds. His good works have encouraged employees NAME: Bret Stewart TITLE: President/owner NO. OF UNITS: 17 Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, 2 Schlotzsky’s, 1 Cinnabon AGE: 50 FAMILY: Two sons, 25 and 20 YEARS IN FRANCHISING: 25 YEARS IN CURRENT POSITION: 16