Nancy Bigley is Chief Operating Officer of Painting with a Twist, a franchise concept that pairs hands on painting parties with wine, to provide a carefree escape for women. As COO Nancy is responsible for training, franchisee relations and support, new program implementation, studio openings and supply chain for Painting with a Twist’s network of over 280 locations.
Prior to Painting with a Twist Nancy was the CEO and Co-Founder of her own paint and sip brand Bottle & Bottega located in Chicago. Nancy has been involved in franchising since 1991 working in franchisee operations and executive leadership for brands such as Dunkin’ Brands (Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin’ Robbins), American Leak Detection and The Dwyer Group.
Nancy is also very involved in the International Franchise Association (IFA). She volunteers her time as a mentor to other new franchisors through the organization’s Franship program and is past Chair of the Woman’s Franchise Committee. Nancy holds a BS in Business Management from California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and an MBA from California State University San Bernardino.