On Veterans Day, the International Franchise Association marked the one-year anniversary of Operation Enduring Opportunity, a campaign to hire and recruit 75,000 military members and 5,000 wounded warriors by the end of 2014. IFA is well on its way to fulfilling the commitment made by
U.S. military veterans addressed a Small Business Administration conference in October to help veterans and their spouses take steps toward successful civilian careers. U.S. Navy veteran and PostNet franchise business owner Amanda Crow joined Outdoor Living Brands’ Franchise Recruiting Development Coordinator David Buchel, a U.S.
Sprigster created “Boost a Hero” to leverage the power of crowdfunding to provide a portion of the up-front capital necessary for veterans to start and operate franchise businesses. The absence of this initial capital has all too commonly stymied veteran franchise ownership for those veterans
Veterans now have more tools to access opportunities in franchising, including a free online Veterans Franchise Toolkit and a new VetFran Mentor Network to connect veterans to business leaders and jobs. The International Franchise Association, partnering with the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the U.S.
Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki praised franchise leaders led by Tasti D-Lite Chairman and CEO, Chairman of Agile Pursuits, Inc. (a Procter and Gamble company) and former International Franchise Association Chairman Jim Amos, CFE; and Steve Romaniello, CFE, FOCUS Brands chairman and IFA first vice
My name is Raymond Cate, and I served in the Marine Corps for over eight years. It was my honor to be a part of Operation Enduring Freedom, and now the International Franchise Association has given me an opportunity to continue my service beyond the
Operation Enduring Opportunity Continues its Outreach Guidant becomes founding co-sponsor of VetFran Pavilion. By David Nilssen s thousands of servicemen and women return home this winter, many after multiple tours of duty, they’ll need our support to transition back to civilian life. It can’t be