Faizun Kamal is an award-winning franchise coach, nationally renowned public speaker & bestselling author. As CEO of The Franchise Pros, she leads a full-service franchise growth company.

Faizun and her team work with entrepreneurs to turn their business into the next iconic American franchise and grow their footprint nationwide. She guides CEOs to establish their franchise, grow it by recruiting high-performing franchisees, and guide them to a successful exit with private equity – helping them establish a legacy that outlives them. Her team also coaches clients on transitioning from employee to entrepreneur. Her best selling book, The Right Franchise for You: Escape the 9 to 5, Generate Wealth, & Live Life on Your Terms is the guide that thousands of clients have used to find their “perfect fit” franchise!

A former Fortune 15 Executive with experience in entrepreneurial, corporate, multinational & nonprofit settings on three continents, Faizun received her BA in Women’s Studies & Environmental Studies from Mount Holyoke College. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy & 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 to Global Franchise Magazines’ Top 100 Influential Women in Franchising & designated by designer Tory Burch as “a woman to watch”. She has been featured extensively by the Women Presidents Organization, Tory Burch Foundation, Forbes, Washington Business Journal, Huffington Post, The Franchise Business Review & numerous leading franchise industry publications among others. Featured on Cox & Comcast networks, Faizun is a frequent guest on nationally syndicated radio shows & podcasts speaking on entrepreneurship as a way to live life on one’s own terms.