United Franchise Group Executive Honored as CFO of The Year by South Florida Institution

September 29, 2022

WEST PALM BEACH, FL (September 28, 2022) – United Franchise Group™ (UFG), the global leader for entrepreneurs, announces that their Chief Financial Officer, Todd Newton, is a top honoree of the South Florida Business Journal’s 2022 CFO Awards. Newton, who has been a key member of the company’s leadership team for more than a decade, took top recognition in the category for companies $50 Million (and under) Revenue category.

The publication’s award committee cited the winners’ leadership as their companies emerged from the COVID-19 pandemic. The committee stated in its announcement, “Each trusted the guidance of their mentors, the capabilities of their teams, and their own skills and intuition to pursue the business fundamentals that drove success.”

“It’s a great honor to receive this award, but it’s a recognition of our entire team,” said Newton. “Thanks to their dedication and hard work, we overcame extraordinary challenges and are poised to help our brands take their success to the next level.”

United Franchise Group is a family of affiliated brands from a variety of business-to-business and consumer industries, which benefit from UFG’s global network and almost four decades in the franchising industry.

Ray Titus, Founder and CEO of United Franchise Group said, “We are all proud of Todd and thrilled to see him win this prestigious recognition for his remarkable leadership and contributions to the growth of our company and its long-term success. There is no CFO more deserving.”

Newton was appointed Chief Financial Officer of United Franchise Group in 2008. He leads the global finance team, managing all financial aspects of the company’s worldwide operations. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting with a minor in computer science.

About United Franchise Group

Led by CEO Ray Titus, United Franchise Group™ (UFG) is home to an affiliated family of brands and consultants including Accurate Franchising Inc.™ (AFI), Exit Factor™, FranchiseMart®, Fully Promoted®, Signarama®, Transworld Business Advisors®, and the Coworks™ division consisting of Franchise Real Estate™, Network Lead Exchange™(NLX), Office Evolution® (OE) and Venture X® as well as a food division featuring Graze Craze® and The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill®. UFG affiliated brands include over 1600 franchises in more than 60 countries, with consultants that have helped develop over 350 brands into franchises, in over 80 countries with more than 2500 franchisees.  With over three decades in the franchising industry United Franchise Group offers unprecedented leadership and solid business opportunities for entrepreneurs.