The International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG) is
pleased to announce the addition of Kimberly Graham to our team as
Kim has nearly a decade of small business experience in a
multitude of industries including non-profit, legal, finance,
business development, and customer service. Prior to joining IFPG,
Kim was a Franchise Consultant matching individuals with the right
franchise opportunities. Prior to becoming a Franchise Consultant,
Kim served as a Senior Financial Consultant for Benetrends
Financial. At Benetrends Kim worked directly with and serviced
Franchisors and Franchise Brokers to help hundreds of
entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and executives in transition
strategically finance their businesses.
It was through her success in franchise funding, franchise
consulting and helping others achieve their dream of business
ownership that Kim found her true passion, which is to further
enhance the franchise community through education and networking.
She was inspired to form an association to cater to franchise
professionals. Kim founded the Delaware Franchise Association
(DFA), which serves to educate and bring together like-minded
professionals in the franchise industry that want to grow and
network together. Kim's role as Membership Director for the IFPG
will allow her to further this mission bringing together and
educating franchise professionals.
Kim is a recognized speaker and industry expert having conducted
over 75 seminars and webinars on franchise ownership, funding
strategies, and franchise due diligence. Many of these seminars and
webinars have been conducted in cooperation with the Small Business
Administration, Small Business Development Centers, SCORE, and
Executive Outplacement Firms.
The IFPG is excited to add Kim to our team and are looking
forward to utilizing Kim's education and networking background to
enhance our membership.
Our current Membership Director, Mary Ann Peres will be moving
into a new role and will be heading up the IFPG Certified Franchise
Consultant training and mentoring program.
Kim will be spending the coming weeks acquainting herself with
our members. In the meantime, she can be reached at 888-977-4374
For more information on the current IFPG Memberships available
please visit: https://www.ifpg.org/ifpg-member-benefits/