STAN FRIEDMAN – CHAIRMAN
Restaurant & Franchise Industry Executive
With more than 30 years experience, Stan Friedman is a seasoned franchising veteran, a life-long foodie and Chairman of the National Buffalo Wing 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 their prospective and existing franchisees.
Stan serves on the (IFA) Educational Foundation’s Leadership Council and Board of Trustees, the (IFA) Supplier Board and is a founding member of the (IFA) Diversity Institute. Stan also produces and hosts “Franchise Today,” a live, weekly podcast on BlogTalkRadio, available for download at iTunes and anywhere else that podcast libraries are found. A native New Yorker, Stan has called Atlanta home for more than 30 years.
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