May Event (05/13/21) SEFF IFA/FBN Multi-Chapter Meeting and Roundtable Discussion
Please take special note of the date change.
Attendance is limited to just 100 – register today!
Join us for a very special Multi-Chapter FBN event that will include the Atlanta, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, New York, Pittsburgh, South Florida chapters of the FBN. The meeting will include:
- Welcome and IFA Government Relations Update from Suzanne Beall
- Roundtable Session 1:
- Franchise Development during COVID-19 – What is and is not working
- Review of Breakout #1 Discussions
- Roundtable Session 2:
- Using Technology to Enhance Your Franchise
- Review of Breakout #2 Discussion
Meet Our Speaker
IFA Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy and Counsel
Suzanne Beall serves as the International Franchise Association’s Vice President of Government Relations & Public Policy and Counsel, representing the franchising community before Congress, the Administration and national political parties. With a decade of public policy experience on both Capitol Hill and with national trade associations, Suzanne provides expertise on political strategy, coalition building, and policy expertise in a variety of issue areas, including labor, employment, and health care matters.Suzanne is widely recognized for her moderate, bipartisan approach, and has earned the reputation as a trusted liaison between the Washington, D.C. business community and Capitol Hill. She has extensive and established relationships with Members of Congress and senior-level staff, especially with the Blue Dog and New Democrat Coalitions. Prior to the IFA, Suzanne served as Federal Legislative Director for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), where she spearheaded the association’s workforce, health care and trade policies. Prior to her role at NAHB, she managed a broad legislative portfolio for U.S. Congressman Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, primarily focusing on foreign affairs, education, transportation, and related appropriations policies. She received an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from The George Washington University.