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Board of Directors

 

The 2017 IFA Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The International Franchise Association’s leadership determines and follows the association’s mission statement to protect, enhance and promote franchising, and its vision to act as the pre-eminent voice and acknowledged leader for franchising worldwide. The board of directors includes franchisees, franchisors and suppliers who represent the extremely diverse nature of franchising.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE    

 

CHAIR:

 Shelly Sun

Shelly Sun, CFE, CEO & Co-Founder, BrightStar Franchising, LLC
 

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR: 

 

 Aziz Hashim, Managing Partner, NRD Capital, LLC

 

1st VICE CHAIR:

Liam Brown

Liam Brown, President, U.S. & Canada, Select Service & Extended Stay Lodging and Owner & Franchise Services, North America Marriott, International

2nd VICE CHAIR:

David Barr, PMTD Restaurants

 
 

TREASURER:

Bill Hall, CFE, CEO, Treats Investments, LLC and CEO, Align Capital, LLC

 

SECRETARY:

Catherine Monson, CFE, CEO, FASTSIGNS International

 
 

SUPPLIER FORUM CHAIR:

Ron Feldman, CFE

 

FRANCHISEE FORUM INTERIM CHAIR:

 

Tom Baber, Multi-Unit Franchisee, Money Mailer and IHOP (DineEquity)

 

FRANCHISEE FORUM 1st VICE CHAIR:

Tamra Kennedy, Franchisee, Taco John's

FRANCHISOR FORUM CHAIR:

Charlie Chase, President & CEO, FirstService Brands, Inc.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS            

Jania Bailey, CFE
Jerry Crawford, CFE 
Mitch Cohen
John "JD" Draper, CFE
Richard Emmett

Tariq Farid, CFE

Lane Fisher, CFE
Sherri Fishman, CFE
Mike Hickey
Roy Jackson

Saunda Kitchen, CFE

Mark Liston, CFE

Gordon Logan 
Robert McDevitt, CFE 

David McKinnon

Barb Moran-Goodrich, CFE

Mary Ann O'Connell, CFE
Matthew Patinkin

Karen Powell, CFE 

John Rotche, CFE

Mike Rotondo, CFE
Karen Satterlee, CFE
Michael Seid, CFE 
Charles Stempler
Jeffrey Tews
Simone Wu

 

 

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