Rose DuPont

Senior Director, Certification Program Development, IFA Foundation

Rose DuPont is Senior Director of the Certified Franchise Executives program of the IFA Educational Foundation and Publications Manager for the International Franchise Association. She manages the day-to-day activities of the CFE program including enrollment, re-enrollment and recertification. She liaises with ICFE course providers and the ICFE Board of Governors, and is Manager of the CFE Alumni Group. She is responsible for the ICFE Special Sessions presented each year prior to the IFA Convention including registration, promotion and liaison with presenters. She writes the monthly CFE Enews.

Rose has been with IFA for 23 years. 

Prior to joining IFA in December 1996, Rose was Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President of the National Tire Dealers & Retreaders Association from 1980-1996. Previously she served as Executive Assistant to the Executive Director of Menswear Retailers of America. Rose attended Strayer University and is a graduate of the Washington School for Secretaries.

Rose and her husband reside in Alexandria, Virginia. You can contact Rose at or at 202-662-0771.