First Oak Consulting Inc.

Neil’s operational expertise, strategic vision and strong analytical skills enable him to quickly assess how and where he can add value for his clients. We have no hesitation in recommending Neil and his services
~New Jersey Insurance

a little about..


Operational Experience

FirstOak Consulting Inc. was founded by Neil Lester, a senior executive who has over 30 years of restaurant and retail experience with some of the world’s best known and respected brands.

Client Flexibility

FirstOak can assist your business regardless of what stage of growth it is in. This could be an initial assessment, optimizing day to day execution, planning for growth or preparation for succession.

Support and Expertise

We offer support and expertise in a number of areas: development & enhancement of franchise systems, improving operations efficiency & profitability, development of strategic & tactical plans; etc..


Neil Lester is a gem. Thanks to his expertise and assistance we confidently created a successful franchise operations and financial model. He has a keen understanding of operations, financial, management and legal. We absolutely recommend his services. ~Shasta Townsend, Founder and Director, Balanced Life Yoga Inc.