Advisory Board

Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC) advisory board members photo
From left to right: Ned Lyerly, Dr. E. Hachemi Aliouche (RIFC Director), John Motta, Mark Huddleston (former UNH President), Ann Rosenberg, Robert E. Naser

 

Advisory Board 

The RIFC Advisory Board is comprised of franchise industry leaders who provide strategic advice and support to the center. Board members exemplify and uphold the research and education mission of franchise pioneer and visionary William Rosenberg, Founder of Dunkin’ Donuts.

Name Position Company
Grant Benson, CFE Vice President Global Franchising and Business Development Dunkin' Brands  
Kevin Kearney Founder and President Kevinns LLC
Peter Holt CEO  The Joint Chiropractic
Bret Lowell Partner DLA Piper
Ned Lyerly  CEO CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.
John Motta President Dunkin' Donuts Multi-Unit Franchisee
Robert E. Naser Chairman

 Robert E. Naser Real Estate

Ann Rosenberg President and Director William Rosenberg Family Foundation, Inc. 
Udo Schlentrich, PhD. Former Director Rosenberg International Franchise Center (RIFC)

Michael Seid

Managing Director MSA Worldwide
George Zografos CEO Z Donut Co.

Honorary Members

Name Position Company
Ronald E. Harrison, CFE Retired PepsiCo Senior Vice President Past Chairman International Franchise Association (IFA) and IFA Diversity Institute
Jim McKenna, CFE President McKenna Associates, Corp.
Leonard Swartz, CFE

Senior Advisor

Past Chairman

IFA William Rosenberg Leadership Award 

iFranchise Group

 IFA Education Foundation

Executive Board 

Name Position Company
Dr. Deborah Merrill-Sands  Dean Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics
Dr. E. Hachemi Aliouche  Director Rosenberg International Franchise Center, and Rosenberg Chair in Franchising