About Ray Fanning
I’ve been involved with all levels of the franchise business since 1996. I’ve learned what works – and most important – that there are no shortcuts to success. You can take advantage of my experience to ensure that your road to franchise ownership is smooth and avoids the potholes that dot the business landscape. Working as a franchise consultant, I can take good advantage of my strong business relationships in the franchise community to ensure the best possible match with your goals.
I served as President of a Microplay Interactive, a retail franchise; Vice President & Director of Franchise Operations at Case Handyman Services and COO of Levante Restaurant Group. My extensive business experience at all levels of franchising makes me uniquely qualified to serve as your guide to considering, evaluating and investing in a franchise business opportunity.
My professional credentials include:
+ The distinguished Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) designation, awarded by the International Franchise Association for achieving rigorous business performance milestones and completing continuing education requirements in the franchise industry.
+ My BA and MBA from the University of Maryland with a concentration in entrepreneurship
+ Guest Lecturer at Georgetown University, the University of Maryland, the Huzienga College of Busines at, NOVA Southeastern University and various professional associations.
+ Advisory Board member with the St. Thomas University Institute of Franchise Management and several non-profit organizations.
To learn more about me, visit my LinkedIn profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/rayfanning