Full Name
Angela Cote
Job Title
Founder/CEO
Company
Angela Coté Inc.
Speaker Bio
Angela’s family founded the iconic Canadian brand, M&M Food Market, which she helped grow to almost 500 locations. Having spent many years on both the franchisor and franchisee side of the relationship, as well as a number of years in the field supporting franchisees for business growth, Angela has an acute understanding of the formula for profitable franchising.

Angela moved on from M&M Food Market to apply her energy and unique expertise to help franchisors of all stages with key growth strategies—from how to find and vet qualified franchisees to how to optimize franchisee support for high performance. Angela is the founder and CEO of Angela Coté Inc. and now works with global franchise companies at a variety of growth stages and investment levels, providing stellar advice to grow their business using the proprietary AC Playbook.

Over the past five years, Angela has received a number of awards, including the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce New Business Award, and most recently she was named one of the Top 100 Women in Franchising by Global Franchise Magazine. Angela provides her valuable insights at franchise conferences across North America, including both the Canadian and International Franchise Association. She is a Certified Franchise Executive and is also a member of both the Canadian and International Franchise Associations. She has served on various committees for these associations and has volunteered her time lobbying for protection of the franchise model at various levels of government.
Angela Cote