Our Team

We are here for you. A current of passion and expertise runs through the IFA team, from the Board to leadership to staff. Meet the team dedicated to enhancing the values and driving the vision forward for the franchising community.

Board Members



Catherine Monson, CFE

IFA Chair; CEO & President

Charlie Chase

IFA 1st Vice Chair; President & CEO, FirstService Brands, Inc.

Jerry Crawford, CFE

IFA 2nd Vice Chair; President
Jani-King International, Inc.

David Barr

Chairman, PMTD Restaurants LLC; Managing Director & Partner, Franworth; Immediate Past Chair, IFA

Stuart Hershman

IFA Secretary, Partner
DLA Piper

Bill Hall, CFE

IFA Treasurer; CEO, Treats Investments, LLC and CEO, Align Capital, LLC