STAN FRIEDMAN – CHAIRMAN
Restaurant & Franchise Industry Executive
A 24 year veteran of franchising and life-long foodie, Stan Friedman is the Chairman of the Induction Committee for the National Buffalo Wing Festival Hall of Flame. For nearly five years, Stan served as Executive Vice President and partner at the Wing Zone Franchise Corp., where he led the Atlanta based chain’s development charge, growing them to nearly 100 units. Currently, Stan is the President of FRM Solutions, Inc., a franchise-centric technology company that assists franchisors with the management of relationships, with prospective and existing franchisees. Stan is also first vice chair of the International Franchise Assn.’s Diversity Institute and Chairman of the Advisory Board for the “Professional Athlete Franchise Initiative,” a collaborative endeavor headed by Coliseum Enterprises. Stan has also served on the board of the Georgia Restaurant Association and most importantly, he is a confessed “wing-o-holic.” He loves Buffalo and travels to WNY several times a year, satisfying his craving for the world’s greatest selection of wings, while doing his part to promote economic development in our region.