Geoff Seiber, president and CEO of FranFund, was awarded the American Free Enterprise Companion Medal for 2019 by Palm Beach Atlantic University at its 34th celebration November 14. The celebration honors individuals whose hard work and achievement exemplify the best of the American free enterprise system.
Seiber, a veteran in the franchise industry, was honored along with three other companion medalists, and main medal recipient Y. Michele Kang, founder & chief executive officer of the healthcare technology company Cognosante®.
He has first-hand experience as a franchise owner, franchise developer and new franchise creator. After a successful career as an operations and development leader, helping brands including Domino’s Pizza and Great Clips expand and evolve, Seiber co-founded FranChoice, a prominent national franchise consulting group. Through his diverse experience and exposure to all aspects of the industry, Seiber recognized the need for a financial partner who could provide insightful funding strategies specific to franchising. In 2006, he founded FranFund.
He serves on the Titus Center for Franchising Advisory Board and the IFA Supplier Board. He is a regular speaker at franchise industry events. He takes pride in his Fort Worth community, where he serves on the Chamber of Commerce Advisory Board and as vice chairman of the Frog Club Board for Texas Christian University. He also supports the Armed Forces Bowl annually through ESPN.
Palm Beach Atlantic University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in West Palm Beach, Orlando and online. The University is dedicated to the integration of Christian principles to prepare students for learning, leadership and service.