John Gordon Biography

John A. Gordon, CFFA is Principal and founder of Pacific Management Consulting Group, an association of service sector senior management professionals providing management consulting expertise to diverse service sector companies. Gordon has over thirty years of experience in business, spanning roles from hourly associate to operations management, to corporate positions as Cost Analyst, Manager of…

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DDIFO Midwest District Member Meeting Agenda + Board Meeting

Hyatt Rosemont O’Hare  9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue, Rosemont, IL Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Register Today 9:00AM-1:00 PM –  Quarterly Meeting, DDIFO Board of Directors (All are welcome!) 2:00PM-2:15 PM – Welcome Ed Shanahan, Executive Director, DDIFO “A New Direction – A New Effectiveness!” A presentation on the status of the organization, its current position, and its future direction.  Speakers…

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DDIFO Selects Atlantic City to Host National Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Franchisees Offer Support for Jersey Shore Recovery April 24, 2013 Bellingham, MA— Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners from across the system will gather at Caesar’s Atlantic City this fall for the National Meeting of DDIFO, the Dunkin’ Donuts Independent Franchisee Association. It’s the first time the meeting will be held outside of New…

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In Memorial

With much sadness, DDIFO acknowledges the recent passing of Jason Dubinsky, a pioneer in the Dunkin’ Donuts system and a member of the DDIFO Hall of Fame.  He passed away on April 3, 2013 in Florida. “Jay” was instrumental in the growth and development of Dunkin’ Donuts and throughout his 37 years in the system,…

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2013 Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting Program Agenda

DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton, Newark, NJ Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Register Today 1:00-1:15 PM – Welcome Ed Shanahan – Executive Director – DDIFO Dan Connelly – Chairman – DDIFO Shub Hegde – President – IAFO “A New Direction – A New Effectiveness!” A presentation on the status of the organization, its current position, and its future direction.  Speakers…

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2013 Northeast Regional Meeting Program Agenda, Westborough, MA

Register for the Meeting 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM  Quarterly Meeting, DDIFO Board of Directors (All are welcome!) 2:00 – 2:30 PM     Welcome – Ed Shanahan, Executive Director, DDIFO  “A New Direction – A New Effectiveness!” A presentation by the new Executive Director of DDIFO on the status of the organization, its current position, and it…

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Spring Franchise Owners Meeting Agenda

2:00 – 2:45 PM  Welcome:  Ed Shanahan, Executive Director, DDIFO “A New Direction – A New Effectiveness!” 2:45 – 3:30 PM  Attorney David J. Daly, of Daly Cavanaugh along with Attorney and CPA Phillip Howell of Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr & Smith “Bulk Sales Taxes – A Multiple Choice Question?” 3:30 – 4:30 PM  Attorney Russell S. Buhite of Marshall Dennehey…

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Tampa, Florida Spring Franchise Owners Meeting Agenda

2:00 – 2:45 PM  Welcome:  Ed Shanahan, Executive Director, DDIFO “A New Direction – A New Effectiveness!”   2:45 – 3:30 PM  Attorney James Ervin, a partner in the tax department of Holland & Knight “Bulk Sales Taxes – A Multiple Choice Question?” 3:30 – 4:30 PM  Attorney Nathan Adams of the health care department…

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DDIFO Announces the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

Since the beginning, Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners have taken great pride in their business. Whether it’s one shop or a large network, franchisees don’t see this as a job. For many it is a family affair that extends to long-time friends and colleagues. This year DDIFO is honoring six individuals for their lasting impression to the Dunkin’ Donuts system. They make up the 2012 class of inductees into the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Hall of Fame.

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Hall of Fame Gala Recognizes Dunkin’ Donuts Pioneers and Visionaries

Pioneers and visionaries: those were just two of the words used to describe the seven inaugural inductees into the DDIFO Franchisee Hall of Fame. The event, which kicked off the 2011 National Members Meeting at Mohegan Sun, was a rousing success. Over 100 people attended, all of whom stood to applaud the accomplishments and contributions…

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