Senior Director of Real Estate and Construction
With over six years at Elements Massage® JD has successfully guided 190+ franchise owners through site selection, lease negotiations, space planning and construction. He has been instrumental in improving efficiencies and processes and diligently refines the site selection criteria for optimal studio placement. Through his extensive real estate relationships and development expertise, JD’s step-by-step process guides franchise owners through securing and developing their new Elements Massage® studio.
Previously the Senior Opening Project Manager at Quiznos Sub, Prager was responsible for opening close to 40 new restaurants every two months and led an extensive project management team. Similar to his role at Elements Massage®, JD managed critical cycle times and deadlines, and supported franchise owners, contractors and third party vendors to achieve opening timelines. With his extensive experience in the restaurant industry, JD says he “really appreciates the simplicity of the Elements Massage® model and build out.” JD resides in sunny Colorado with his wife and two kids and is an avid basketball player.