Chuck Fasnacht


Chuck Fasnacht has been an accomplished salesperson, manager, executive and Naval Officer, with special strengths in finding opportunities for growth and improvement. As a lifelong learner, he continues to build on his background in real estate, strategic planning, diplomacy, sales, management, leadership, and managing businesses for profit. Chuck is currently speaking and consulting for business start-up strategies and growing existing businesses. As an author of an upcoming book, The Franchising Fast Lane: Start With a Proven System and Accelerate Your Business Success Chuck Fasnacht has also written speeches, performed turn-around on failing business operations, coached executives, performed sales and management training, as well as taught merger and acquisition strategies for organizations such as Century 21 Real Estate Corporation of the Northeast, Honest-1 Auto Care, Cenergistic® energy consulting services, and many more. His awards include world-wide, national and regional awards, for sales, leadership, management and team achievement as well. Chuck served as a US Navy Reserve Officer where he retired with the rank of Navy Captain, after 25 years of operations management and leadership experience.

Mr. Fasnacht has been working with organizations to increase their business and optimize the impact they can have in their chosen space for over 25 years. He brought his leadership skills and strategic business planning skills to work for organizations as large as Century 21 Real Estate Corporation with hundreds of employees, and as small as a family- owned business of five. He has provided strategic planning, sales analytics and enhancement, leadership training and more. The outcomes he has helped others achieve include: helped tripling the sales of a small consulting firm within six months; working with a team while creating an infrastructure to grow a volunteer organization from 700 members to over 2000 within two years; and helped develop and grow leaders in consulting, real estate, sales and management throughout his career. He is available for speaking engagements, strategy assessment, consulting, and workshops for skill building.


Do you want to start your own business but don’t know where to start? Franchising may be your key! In The Franchising Fast Lane, Chuck Fasnacht provides a proven system to both build a new business and accelerate your business success. With nearly half of all businesses failing within five years, according to the US Census Bureau of Labor Statistics, Chuck’s strategies are essential to people thinking of starting one. And if you are already own a business, he will show you how to work ON the business and not IN the business, so you can grow and make your success scalable.


This book will help you understand the concepts of business ownership, and provide a systematic way of achieving your goal. If nearly half of businesses will fail, how can you be on the winning side of the equation? Use the talents you have and develop a team of cooperative support to fill in the gaps. If you already own a business, this book will help you define how to get to the next level and make your current business scalable toward your future vision.


Build a new business or grow your existing business while using a proven track record.

    • How to set meaningful and specific goals that fit you and your family
    • How you can determine the value of your opportunity
    • The importance of focus, and not being overwhelmed by the magnitude of your desired outcome
    • The skills and talents you bring to the game and how to use them best
    • How to take basic steps to maximize your influence with others
    • The importance of keeping on task
    • Using systems and processes to make sure your success is automatic
    • Comparison of the DIY option with a proven system of success and achievement
    • What goals to set if you knew you couldn’t fail
    • Sources and resources for funding your big idea
    • Demographics and trends that make location selection an important step
    • How to make sure you keep what you build