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The Entrepreneur Authority and Veteran Franchise Centers Form Alliance with the International Franchise Professionals Group

Parlin NJ, February 1, 2016 — The Entrepreneur Authority (TEA) and Veteran Franchise Centers (VFC) announced its strategic alliance with the International Franchise Professional Group (IFPG), making the organization now 800+ strong.

IFPG is a leading professional association that brings together members of the franchise industry — franchisors, franchise consultants, coaches, lenders and attorneys. The Entrepreneur Authority and Veteran Franchise Centers have a team of well-seasoned and experienced franchise consultants which will be a great addition to IFPG’s already existing group of consultants.

The Entrepreneur Authority was founded by former Accenture executive, David Omholt, in 2002. Omholt has consulted and/or brokered for major franchise brands such as AAMCO, Charles Schwab, Denny’s, Great Clips, Potbelly’s, and Radio Shack, as well as hundreds of others in every industry segment in the US, Canada and Mexico.

Omholt and many of the TEA Consultants are Certified Franchise Executives (CFEs), the highest accreditation in the franchise industry. TEA is the only franchise brokerage network to ever win the Chairman’s Award from the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD), the largest trade association advocating for franchisees.

Additionally, Omholt serves as President and Managing Consultant of Veteran Franchise Centers (VFC). VFC is a service for veterans looking to learn more about the franchise buying process and military-friendly options in the market. All VFC consultants have many years of experience placing candidates into the right franchise concepts and are known and the franchise industry’s “dream team.”

The IFPG, founded in 2012 by entrepreneur Don Daszkowski, was formed to help franchise professionals communicate more effectively, network and collaborate with one another. All members of the group support the same goal —to create successful new franchisees.

IFPG members receive immediate access to industry experts, unprecedented networking opportunities and best-in-class professional education that includes virtual round tables and webinars on critical topics such as sales and development or marketing and PR.

“We are very excited to be working with David and his team at the Entrepreneur Authority and Veteran Franchise Centers. Their industry reputation is stellar and they were exactly what we are looking for,” said IFPG founder Don Daszkowski. Omholt agrees that the strategic alliance will provide a win-win arrangement for the organizations and positions both IFPG and TEA/VFC as the preeminent leaders in the franchise brokerage space. “The alliance makes sense from all angles and allows us to better serve our clients with an enhanced infrastructure and best-of-breed resources,” said Omholt.

About International Franchise Performance Group (IFPG)

The International Franchise Performance Group (IFPG) connects franchisors and franchise brokers and consultants to help facilitate the sale of franchises to deserving entrepreneurs. It also helps with the details involved with the sale of a franchise to a client —lending, accounting, attorney services, lead providers or anything else that may be required to sell a franchise to a franchisee.

About theEntrepreneur Authority (TEA)

Founded in 2002, The Entrepreneur Authority is a national network of franchise advisors that provide business “Talent Scouting” services to clients aspiring to own their own business or become investors in viable, proven and profitable concepts.

About Veteran Franchise Centers (VFC)

Founded in 2010, Veteran Franchise Centers is a service for veterans looking to learn more about the franchise buying process and options in the market.

Nampa Feeds Their Barbecue Cravings with New Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

“We get tons of positive feedback about the high quality of our food and service,” said district manager, Jenny Hughes. “I think the Nampa location will be our busiest store in the Treasure Valley based on the desire for slow smoked barbecue and great location.”

Dickey’s Barbecue Kicks off National Barbecue Month with 400th Location

Roland Dickey, Sr., will be on-site at the grand opening of the Phoenix location on Friday, May 16. He will be signing and giving guests copies of his cookbook_, Mr. Dickey’s Barbecue Cookbook – Recipes for a True Texas Pitmaster_. The book outlines the history of the Dickey’s Barbecue Pit brand as well as Dickey family recipes.

WAYBACK BURGERS OPENS ITS 8TH LOCATION IN NEW YORK

Wayback Burgers offers delicious burgers, cooked to order, available as a single, classic double, triple and triple triple (nine) patty, and rich, thick milkshakes, served in an environment that hearkens back to a simpler place and time – when “customer service” meant something and everyone felt the warmth of the community. Going “way” beyond the burger, Wayback Burgers offers crispy and grilled chicken sandwiches, veggie burgers, turkey burgers, fresh salads and delicious sides, including fries, onion rings and House-Made Chips.