Ray Fanning, CFE, is an expert in the fields of Franchise Development, Franchise Operations and Franchise Training. His franchise experience includes serving as the president of a retail franchise (Microplay Interactive), vice president and director of franchise operations at a service franchise (Case Handyman Services) and as the chief operating officer of an international casual food franchise (Levante Restaurant Group). Today as an Independent Consultant with FranChoice, Mr. Fanning enthusiastically brings his thorough understanding of the franchise industry to help others find their best opportunity.
Mr. Fanning’s professional credentials include a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree with a concentration in entrepreneurship from the University of Maryland. He has earned the distinguished Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) designation from the International Franchise Association for his work and study in the franchise industry. He serves on the Strategic Advisory Board of St. Thomas University’s Institute of Franchise Management and lectures on the topic of franchising at Georgetown University, the University of Maryland, and for numerous professional organizations.
As an independent consultant with FranChoice, Mr. Fanning utilizes his previous experience, as well as his close relationships in the franchise community, to help you find the business opportunity to achieve your goals and dreams.
Ray lives with his wife and young son in Severna Park, Maryland and can be reached at RFanning@FranChoice.com or by calling (410) 647-2825.