As CEO of The Franchise Pros, a full-service franchise consulting and development firm, Faizun coaches people nationwide on making the transition from employee to entrepreneur. She also works with entrepreneurs to help turn their businesses into national franchised brands.
An accomplished speaker, she brings her unique brand of wisdom, wit and entrepreneurial chutzpah to colleges, universities and leading business conferences. Her down-to-earth, humorous style of story-telling has made her an inspirational speaker to audiences worldwide. Faizun’s relatability and authenticity has led her to grow an engaged following of thousands on social media.
Faizun received her BA in Women’s Studies and Environmental Studies from Mount Holyoke College. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Johns Hopkins University. She is also a graduate of Stanford University’s acclaimed Social Entrepreneurship Program.
The recipient of many honors, Faizun was nominated for the Top Franchise Broker Award by 1851 Magazine, Global Franchise Magazines’ Top 100 Influential Women in Franchising and designated by designer Tory Burch as “a woman to watch”, Kamal has been featured extensively by the Tory Burch Foundation, Forbes, Franchise Journal, and Huffington Post, among others. She is a frequent guest on nationally syndicated radio shows and podcasts.