Red Boswell, President of the International Franchise Professionals Group
, IFPG brings more than 25 years of executive leadership in many areas of franchising, marketing, and entrepreneurship. In his role as President of IFPG, Red is responsible for growing membership as well as developing and overseeing new and exciting programs to support members of the world’s most trusted franchise consultant organization. Red’s work at IFPG has led to its distinction as the #1 franchise broker network as voted by 700+ franchisors via Entrepreneur magazine for the past two years in a row.
Red is also the president of FranchiseWire
, a publishing company that covers all things related to franchises. Red hosts weekly podcasts with one of their latest featuring Scott
In 1998, Red founded and built Pet Butler, a nationwide chain of 148 pet-service franchises. After selling the franchise system, Red launched Integriserv, a franchise and marketing consulting firm. Red also fueled his business-building passions in his various roles with global franchise brands including Chief Growth Officer of Expense Reduction Analysts and as Global CDO and North American CEO for ActionCOACH and Leverage Global.
Extremely active in the franchise community, Red participates in major industry events globally, serving on expert panels and advocating for the industry. Red is currently working on an MBA from Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Titus Center for Franchising and is co-authoring a new MBA curriculum in franchising.
A lifelong Texan, Red is active in his church, reads a book a week and is an avid off-road skateboarding enthusiast and water sports junkie. He and his wife of 20 years, Shell live in Carrollton, TX and invest their time building a legacy through their three teenage children.