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Franchise Influencers: Rich Matherne, CEO, Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream

As part of our annual Influencer Issue, 1851 Franchise has enlisted the help of the franchise community to compile a list of the top people making moves in the franchise industry.

By Savannah BilboStaff Writer
8:08AM 03/09/23

Rich Matherne


Matherne is a "Relationships & Results"-driven leader in the restaurant/hospitality space, with global experience and a proven track record of developing and executing strategy, operational excellence, and bringing people together around a common purpose to realize potential and get breakthrough results.

About Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream: Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream has been made fresh daily at each store since 1945. They use an abundance of only the best ingredients available and are proud to be recognized as the #1 ice cream in the world.

Total Locations: 70+

Investment Range: $263,500 to $865,000

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