All About Franchises

This business clinic was held along with the New York District Office of the Small Business Administration and other select franchise professionals on April 23, 2015 at TFCU’s Hauppauge headquarters on Motor Parkway.

These business experts explored the opportunities in owning and running a franchise. Attendees learned the secrets of successful businesses, where to find financing and how to select the right franchise for you.

The panel discussion was moderated by Adam Altman, Regional Vice President for Newtek – The Small Business Authority. To start the event, he discussed the continued implementation of EMV, which is the little gold chip on debit and credit cards that you will see more often in the coming years.

Adam was on hand to answer audience questions about what to expect regarding the expansion of EMV technology.

Representatives from TFCU was also on hand to answer all your questions regarding financing your franchise.

Panelists included:

John Mallano, Deputy District Director, New York District Office of the Small Business Administration

Laura Jankowski, Owner & Long Island Area Developer, Tropical Smoothie

Harold Kestenbaum, Attorney who has served as franchise counsel to many regional, national and international franchise companies in many diverse industries including: Sbarro, Boulder Creek Steaks & Saloon, Nathan’s Famous, 1-800 Flowers & more!

Mr. Allen Fios Interview  TFCUniversity Crowd

TFCUniversity Panelists