Matt Wiggins VetFran Fellow - International Franchise Association

Matt Wiggins is the IFA’s inaugural VetFran Fellow. After serving as an IFA intern, he transitioned into the role in August. Coming from a military family, Matt has dedicated his work at IFA to improving and building the VetFran program. Through his fellowship, he hopes to make franchising more accessible to veterans across America.

Presenting in the following seminars/workshops:

Saturday, June 1, 2019
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Franchising 101: Exploring the Franchise Business Model for Aspiring Entrepreneurs, Veterans and Diverse Communities

Room: Theater Two

Moderated by: Matt Wiggins, VetFran Fellow, International Franchise Association

Panelists: Luz-Maria Lambert, VBOC ; Boyd Lowry, Marine Veteran and Glen Rock, NJ Franchisee, FirstLight HomeCare; Janet Harris, CFE, Senior Franchise Development Specialist , Dream Vacations

The franchise business model has been a pathway to entrepreneurial prosperity for generations of Americans. Learn from a distinguished panel of franchise professionals what the pathway to franchising looks like, and how you can succeed as a franchisee. This panel also features information on industry programs, access to capital, new opportunities for military veterans and best practices for veterans and diverse communities
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