Franchise Today | Scott Lehr: Retired from the IFA but NOT from Franchising!


*Franchise Today with Stan Friedman*

Scott Lehr has served the franchise community for 29 years in numerous positions within the International Franchise Association. Most recently, as Executive Vice President, with oversight of membership recruitment and retention of Franchisors, Franchisees and Suppliers. Earlier this year, Scott retired from the IFA and with two other industry giants, namely Tom Portesy, CEO of MFV Expos and Gary Gardner, Co-Founder and Chairman of Franchise Update Media Group, formed GT&S Franchise Executive Search, to help franchise companies build out and grow their teams with high quality franchise executives. GT&S will specialize in placing high level franchise executives including CEO, COO, EVP, VP and Director level executives ranging in scope from Franchise Sales and Development to Marketing, Operations, International and Legal.

The three partners collectively have over ninety years of experience in franchising building relationships and connecting franchise companies with qualified franchise executives andScott serves as Managing Partner and CEO.