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Founder, Maliesa Cadogan is pictured with a bright smile in a black and white polka dot shirt.

Maliesa Cadogan, Founder

Franchise Expert | DEI Coach


"Franchising is more than just buying and selling a business.  It's a unique journey into entrepreneurship that opens doors to a broader community. It's about building meaningful relationships, inspiring innovation and creating a lasting LEGACY.


The transformative power of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) goes beyond representation.  At HOT Perspectives, we believe that true progress is achieved through engaging in Honest reflection, fostering Open dialogue and embracing Transparency. These values are the cornerstone of our commitment to helping you grow. By actively incorporating these principles into how we partner, we help uncover the full potential of every individual and organization. 

Diversity is not just a goal, it's a journey.Together, let's create a vibrant franchise community that celebrates diversity, promotes equity and fosters inclusion for ALL. 


Maliesa Cadogan has dedicated over 15 years to transforming franchise restaurant businesses. She has held leadership roles across Human Resources, Operations & Training that has contributed to the growth and success of some of Canada's most iconic QSR brands.

Beyond business success, she's committed to diversity, believing franchises should reflect the communities they serve. Known for her natural ability to build relationships, Maliesa accelerates market growth, boosts profits, and upholds brand values. She excels at bringing people and processes together for success, making her a standout leader in the franchise industry.

We have the experience to help you GROW

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The Receipts
...a record of success

  • Successfully opened 50+ New Stores with 5 brands

  • On-boarded 50+ new Franchise partners with 4 brands

  • Business Coach for 100+ Franchise Partners, 500 units & 5 brands

  • 20+ Single-unit to Multi-unit franchise growth

  • HR & Training strategy for 3 Merger & Acquisitions with 2 brands

  • 100+ Training workshops (virtual & live)

  • Training strategies & design for 27 Marketing & Operational initiatives

  • End to End restaurant on boarding & training program design resulting +50% engagement

Education & Certifications

The Sarah Jane Academy

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Practitioner Certification

  • NeuroInclusion 360 Certification


  • Mental Health Hospitality Certification

Seneca College
HR Management - Courses 

  • Introduction to HR Management

  • Organizational Behaviour 

  • Occupational Health & Safety

  • Accounting for HR Management

Hospitality & Tourism - Diploma 



Proud to have grown with these distinctive brands over  the years...

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