FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kayla Merritt
Phone: 404-812-3123, ext.123
STAN FRIEDMAN APPOINTED TO TITUS CENTER ADVISORY BOARD
Industry Professionals Will Guide Franchising Program at Palm Beach Atlantic University
(ATLANTA, GA 3.28.18) – Stan Friedman, CFE, President of FRM Solutions will join a select group of franchising experts on the Advisory Board of the Titus Center for Franchising, a Presidential Center of Excellence at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Housed within the prestigious Marshall E. Rinker Sr. School of Business, the Titus Center offers coursework leading to a bachelor’s degree in business with a concentration in franchising. The only academic center of its kind in Florida, the Titus Center facilitates internships, job shadowing and training at area franchises.
The Titus Center’s incoming Advisory Board includes franchisors, franchisees and franchise suppliers from the United States and Canada. Each member has been chosen for his or her ability to offer ideas, tools and resources to fulfill the center’s mission to become a top choice for students seeking franchise education internationally.
Stan Friedman, CFE is a 30-year franchise executive, veteran franchisor and President of FRM Solutions, a “franchise-centric: technology company. FRM enables franchisors to better manage their relationships with prospective and existing franchisees.
Stan is a member of the IFA Supplier Board, a Board Member of the Southeast Franchise Forum and a founding Board Member of the IFA Diversity Institute. In 2011, the IFA honored Stan with its Ronald E. Harrison Diversity Award, previously awarded only seven times in IFA’s 5o+ year history.
Stan also co-hosts Franchise Today, a weekly podcast featuring interviews with C-level franchisors, franchisees and suppliers, all of whom share nuggets with the audience, about how they’ve achieved sustainable growth, through “sensible” franchising.
During their two-year terms, Advisory Board members will attend steering meetings, evaluate Titus Center programming, speak to undergraduate students, and advocate for the program. They will also have the opportunity to participate in Titus Center Mastermind events dedicated to collecting knowledge and solving business challenges.
The Titus Center was established through an endowment from United Franchise Group CEO Ray Titus. His son, A.J. Titus, is a Palm Beach Atlantic graduate and Executive Vice President of United Franchise Group. Both men also will serve on the board.
Dr. John P. Hayes serves as director of the Titus Center. For more information, contact the Titus
Center at www.pba.edu/titus-center.