IFA Names Lobbyist

The International Franchise Association (IFA), which has gone through some staff changes since former President and CEO Robert Cresanti announced his departure last year, recently announced that it had appointed Michael Layman as the new senior vice president for government affairs. New President and CEO Matt Haller, who formerly held the position until he was…

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Stephanos, Food Safety & More at Northeast Meeting

Veteran Boston news anchor Maria Stephanos will be the keynote speaker at the 2016 Northeast Regional meeting being held at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center on Tuesday, March 1.  The program will include valuable information on the ServSafe® Food Safety program, with ServSafe® National Accounts Manager Kevin Scott also addressing the gathering.  In…

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Dunkin’ Doings

We want to congratulate two Dunkin’ mainstays on important upcoming developments in their professional lives.  John Costello, President of Global Marketing and Innovation, has announced that he will be retiring in mid-2016.  Costello, who joined Dunkin’ in 2009, will remain in his current position but will transition to a new, more strategic role focused largely…

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