International Franchise Association Names Caroline Simmons – Curves of Wythesville, Virginia, Franchisee of the Year
CURVES FRANCHISE OWNER HONORED FOR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND BUSINESS SUCCESS
WASHINGTON, D.C./ SEPT. 5, 2018 – The International Franchise Association (IFA) the oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide, today named Caroline Simmons, a Curves franchise owner in Wytheville, VA, one of its 2018 Franchisees of the Year.
Caroline Simmons was recognized today at IFA’s Franchise Action Network Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., which brings together more than 400 franchise business leaders to raise awareness with policymakers on the industry’s continued successes and economic contributions.
“IFA is proud to recognize Caroline Simmons for her extraordinary story and success,” said Robert Cresanti, IFA President and CEO. “Franchise businesses are an engine of economic growth across America, in a large part due to the hard work of tens of thousands of franchise business owners like Caroline. As Washington looks to continue our economic growth, policymakers would do well to remember that franchising is making a difference across our country.”
“Caroline has a strong passion for women’s health. She is an exemplary Curves franchisee. She lives and exudes a healthy lifestyle that is mirrored by her staff and her members. Curves NA, Inc., is thrilled that the IFA has recognized Caroline for this award.” Krishea Holloway, Vice President of Curves NA, Inc.
Caroline Simmons, Owner of Curves in Wytheville, VA, is shown with her husband, Hunter, and Katy Bauer, Manager of Global Applications and Communications at Curves NA, Inc.