Impatient with too many children leaving foster care without a family, Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas started his Foundation for Adoption in 1992. The Foundation recently appointed a new Chair, Mary Schell, to a role that fits her passion for community
Marriott International’s Liam Brown officially becomes IFA Chair on Tuesday at the end of IFA 2018. Brown is President, North America for Select & Extended Stay Lodging & Owner Franchise Services at Marriott. Brown recently shared his views with Fran
IFA’s work to protect, enhance and promote the franchise business model has made significant strides over the summer and into the fall. With the introduction of the Save Local Business Act and the positive momentum g
One of the most coveted honors in franchising is IFA’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award recognizes innovators that demonstrate the best of the entrepreneurial spirit. IFA’s Chair highlights recent winners who are currently active on the asso
Incoming IFA Chairman Liam Brown of Marriott International, a 2016 Franchising Gives Back Awards Silver Winner, and Melissa Flood, leader of the company's social impact work, discuss franchising's role as a community leader.
Though franchising in its modern form originated in the United States, the business model has become a truly global phenomenon, spreading entrepreneurial opportunity, economic growth and the values of the small busines