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International Franchise Association Recognizes Tint World® 2014 Franchisee of the Year

September 4, 2014

Summary: Rodney Thiel will be recognized as Tint World® Franchisee of the Year at the International Franchisee Association (IFA) 15th Annual Public Affairs Conference in Washington DC.
WESTON, FL – September 4th – Tint World® is pleased to announce Rodney Thiel as this year’s Tint World® Franchisee of the Year. Rodney Thiel and other nominees will be given the opportunity to visit Capitol Hill to discuss franchising opportunities with Members of Congress at the IFA 15th Annual Public Affairs Conference.
The Public Affairs Conference Leadership Dinner will be held in Washington, DC on September 16th to recognize the honorees. Over 500 franchise business leaders will meet to speak directly to Members of Congress about issues such as minimum wage, the Affordable Care Act, changes to overtime regulations, and business tax extenders.
Rodney Thiel is the owner of Tint World® Grapevine, which he also operates along side his son and daughter. Previous to joining Tint World®, Rodney served as the Director of Technology for Deloitte University and holds over 25 years of experience and practice in the hospitality industry. Rodney Thiel states “I am excited about receiving this award and accept it on behalf of our team, without whom our success would not be possible. We look forward to our continued growth and the support from Tint World®.”
The International Franchise Association is the leading organization of franchising through government associations, public relations, and educational programs. The IFA continues to be recognized worldwide for its commitment to the growth and enhancement of franchising.
“It was a unanimous vote within our Corporate Team to nominate Rodney Thiel and his franchise location for the IFA Franchisee of the Year Award,” says Paul Pirro, VP of Operations, and Vendor Manager. “Rodney’s dedication and commitment to faithfully follow the Tint World® system has allowed his location to double sales over his previous year’s sales and gain a strong quality reputation in his community. We are elated for Rodney’s achievement, and look forward to his continued success for years to come.”
Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO of Tint World® franchise shares “Rodney Thiel has fully embraced the Tint World® brand and is lucky to have his son Dillon and daughter Ashley work with him and his staff. They have taken everything the Tint World® system has to offer very seriously since they opened nearly two years ago which provided a pathway to be awarded the IFA Franchisee of the Year for 2014.”
About the International Franchise Association
The International Franchise Association is the world’s oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide. Celebrating 50 years of excellence, education and advocacy, IFA protects, enhances and promotes franchising through government relations, public relations and educational programs. Through its awareness campaign highlighting the theme, Franchising: Building Local Businesses, One Opportunity at a Time, IFA promotes the nearly 18 million jobs and $2.1 trillion of economic activity generated by franchising. IFA members include franchise companies in over 90 different business format categories, individual franchisees and companies that support the industry in marketing, law and business development
About Tint World®
Established in 1982 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Tint World® is now the leading franchised provider of automotive, residential, commercial, and marine window tinting and security film services in the US. Tint World® Automotive Styling Centers specializes in mobile electronics, performance and styling accessories, custom wheel and tire packages, auto detailing and reconditioning services.
Charles J. Bonfiglio, CEO
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