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Franchise Grade and Franchise Brokers Association Partnership Announcement

Published on August 19, 2021

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Franchise Grade, a leading source of research and information in the franchise industry, has announced that their strategic partnership with the Franchise Brokers Association (FBA), which began in September 2019, has come to an end.

“Since September 2019, we have worked with FBA on a multitude of projects and initiatives and have attempted to do some amazing things within the franchise industry” said Jeff Lefler, CEO for Franchise Grade. “Although the reasons for the relationship ending will remain between the parties, we wish them well in their future endeavors.”

“We are excited to invest into our future and the future of our clients, advisors and partners. We will continue providing educational content and matchmaking services to people looking to buy a franchise, and we are looking forward to furthering our franchising relationships with franchisors, brokers and vendors. In the coming month, we are looking to hire several new staff and are launching our updated website. We continue to increase our support and services for all our clients and are providing franchisors and prospective franchisors with franchise development, lead management and sales support to further their growth and future success.”

For anyone with franchising experience seeking employment, please email your resume to [email protected] for a list of our job postings.

For any franchisor, vendor or broker seeking to expand their industry relationships or looking for support of your sales and development efforts please email us at [email protected] for a list of our services.

About Franchise Grade
Franchise Grade is the authority on franchise information. We index, analyze and compare the performance data of overĀ 3000 franchise systems in the United States, helping investors make informed, confident decisions, based on their personalized investment needs.

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About the Author: Jeff Lefler
As the CEO of, Jeff understands that there is no Silver Bullet or sure-fire, simple way to pick a guaranteed franchise system winner. However, by using a little science and a lot of hard work, Jeff and the team at have developed a sophisticated research, analysis and comparison model to help potential investors and existing Franchisees assess a realistic value for any franchise system relative to others. It's called a Franchise Grade. With over fifteen years of small business experience and ten working in franchising as a multi-unit Franchisee, consultant and Franchisee Association President, Jeff has a good understanding of the level of hard work, dedication and commitment that drives a successful franchise system. As part of his ongoing involvement with the industry, Jeff also served as a Member of the Strategic Committee of the International Association of Franchisees and Dealers. Get in touch with Jeff to see how your system measures up at [email protected].

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