management and franchising experience
development, management and franchising experience. Our management phiIosophy is based on responsibility and mutual respect. We maintain a small management team with a minimum of hierarchy of command and a maximum of cooperation and achievement. Each member of our team is active in every aspect of the business and embraces the philosophy that the best ideas in any business come from those who are involved in the operation on a day-to-day basis. With this philosophy in mind, easy access and active communication with the field remain our top priorities.
J. Scott Rae Buono I President/CEO
Scott currently serves as President/CEO of YourOfficeUSA and is responsible for overall business development, center development, management and franchising systems. He is also the company’s Managing Partner. He entered the serviced office center industry in the 1980s when he co-founded Arbor Office Suites in Washington, D.C. Since that time, he has co-founded and launched the Alliance Business Center Network, led Regus’s franchise efforts and served as a frequent speaker and trainer for the industry. Scott has been married 21 -pIus years, has three children, and resides on Lake Conway in Belle Isle (Orlando), Florida. He enjoys jet skiing, boating, politics, philosophy, fishing when there’s fish, reading when there’s time and entrepreneurial business development.
Christopher B. Willingham I Vice President – Operations & Technology
Christopher has served as Vice President of YourOffIce USA since December 1999. He supports all aspects of our business center development, including the opening process, equipment platforms, technology and national accounts. He is also responsible for ongoing training, technology and operations support. Prior to this position, Christopher served in various other roles within YourOfficeUSA since the late 1990s, including Director of Research and Area Developer for North Carolina. Christopher resides h the Charlotte suburb of Davidson, North CaroIina, with his wife and three children. He is also a published author and award-winning public speaker.
Norman Fox I Director of Facilities Planning
Norman previously served as design consultant and planner for Arbor Office Suites and in a similar capacity for Alliance National(later a part of HQ Global). From 2000 to 2003, Norman was a principal and consultant to Alliance Workplace Advisors, a facility support group for independently owned serviced office facilities. He served as a board member the industry trade association (OBCAl) from 2002 to 2004, was chairman of its educational committee and is a frequent speaker and presenter at its international conventions. His focus is on the design and economics of serviced office center development. Norman and his wife reside in a Philadelphia suburb and in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
David Middleton I Vice President Marketing & Business Development
David serves as Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for YourOfflce USA. He is a former president of the Global Workspace Association, the ,international association for the serviced office industry. He also served as executive vice president of he Alliance Business Centers Network and as president/CEO of EPCOR Business Centers, the leading serviced office center company in North Carolina and central Virginia before it was sold. David also was the chief marketing officer at French/West/Vaughan, the largest independent public relations and marketing agency in the southeastern U.S. His efforts helped lead to the firm being named natbnal consumer agency of the year. David resides in the Charlotte area of North Carolina. He is a renowned public speaker in the areas of marketing, branding, and entrepreneurship.