Who We Are

With experience in all sides of the industry, we know franchising inside and out. Our team is made up of passionate journalists and franchise professionals who are committed to bringing you the latest industry news, opportunities and trends.


FOUNDER Don Daszkowski is a serial entrepreneur and founder of the International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG), a franchise broker network that helps hopeful entrepreneurs identify and invest in franchise businesses.  Along with his innovative team at IFPG, Don has raised the bar industry-wide in the franchise sales process. Don’s work through IFPG has received many accolades, including being named the 2020 top franchise broker network by Entrepreneur magazine.


EDITOR Jill Abrahamsen is a passionate storyteller and franchise enthusiast. As Editor-in-Chief of IFPGs Franchise Consultant Magazine, Jill reports on the industry by interviewing  and writing articles about franchise consultants, franchise brands, and franchisees. Through the magazine, IFPG consultants are well prepared to help prospective business owners find franchises that best suits their goals and needs. Jill’s career spans more than twenty years in publishing, journalism and digital media.


PRESIDENT Red Boswell is a relationship builder and franchising oracle. As president of IFPG, Red provides leadership and develops new initiatives for the broker network. Red started his career in the industry as founder and CEO of Pet Butler Franchise Services, where he launched 148 franchises across 28 states in 42 months. After selling the company, he held C-Level sales and marketing positions with leading franchise brands.