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.


Aaron Chaitovsky, CFE

Supplier Forum Chair; Partner
Citrin Cooperman

Board Members



Amy Cheng

Supplier Forum Chair; Partner
Cheng Cohen LLC

Azim Saju

Franchisee Forum Chair; Vice President & General Counsel, HDG Hotels

Steve White

Franchisor Forum Chair; President & COO

Catherine Monson, CFE

IFA Chair; CEO & President

Charlie Chase

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