Hamilton, Ontario (PRWEB) September 10, 2012
Darren Czarnogorski, President of WingsUp! is pleased to announce the election of the WingsUp! VP of Real Estate and Franchising, Joel Friedman to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Franchise Association.
The Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) is recognized as the authority on franchising in Canada and represents over 700 franchise brands. As an elected member Friedman will serve a two-year term.
According to Friedman, “I’m very excited to be a part of the CFA at a time when we are rapidly implementing a dynamic strategic development plan.”
As one of Friedman’s first duties as an elected member of the Board, he was part of a 12-hour Board meeting covering many topics including strategic direction as well as sessions dedicated to adding value to members and clients.
As a proven and well-respected industry expert in real estate and franchising, Friedman moderated discussions on the Real Estate market as well as engaged in round tables on Real Estate at the latest Board meeting of the CFA.
As VP of Real Estate and Franchising at WingsUp! Friedman looks forward to giving back to the franchise community, noting “It’s important that WingsUp!, a successful franchise, takes an active role in building a strong foundation for franchises in Canada. The stronger the CFA, the stronger my company will be and every other franchise in the country as well.”
Company Information: WingsUp! began in 1998 and has since grown to nine locations in Southern Ontario. WingsUp! is recognized as the gourmet chicken wing specialists. To find out more about WingsUp! or about franchise opportunities, visit wingsup.com.
About Joel Friedman: Currently VP of Real Estate and Franchising with WingsUp!. Friedman has decades of experience in the real estate and franchising market and has previously been a member of the executive team with JSF Franchise Group, Pinemount Food Services, Shoeless Joe’s Restaurants, Prime Restaurants (Casey’s, East Side Mario’s) as well as National Groceries Retail and Second Cup.