IFA Names Director of Diversity and Emerging Markets


Washington, DC-Sonya Thorpe Brathwaite has joined theInternational Franchise Association as director of diversity andemerging markets. She will lead the association's initiativesto help franchise companies recruit qualified minority franchisees,identify and link entrepreneurs with financing sources, fosterpartnerships with minority-owned businesses and enhance franchisecommunity involvement in traditionally under-served markets.-International Franchise Association

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