MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (February 22, 2014) — The Minneapolis-based law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to share that the International Franchise Association (IFA) has named the 2014 recipient of the Gray Plant Mooty Foundation’s Certified Franchise Executive scholarship, Lisa Henkel of Celebree Learning Centers.
In 2011, Gray Plant Mooty created this scholarship, funded by GPM lawyers and staff, to contribute $5,000 annually to the IFA Educational Foundation to fund scholarships for founders, executives, and managers of companies that have been franchising in the U.S. for five years or less to attend the IFA’s CFE educational programs. You can find more information about the Gray Plant Mooty CFE Scholarship Program on the CFE section of the IFA web site.
Lisa Henkel, 2014 recipient of the GPM CFE Scholarship, is the Senior Director of Operations for Celebree Learning Centers of Forest Hill, MD. She has been with Celebree since 2006, when she joined as the Director of Marketing. With 20 years of business management experience, a strong business-oriented educational background, and adult continuing education training experience, Henkel is an exceptional candidate to promote the development of a franchise system.
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a 170-attorney, full-service firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota, and Washington, DC. Our attorneys and staff provide exceptional client service and value to our clients, and directly or with our global affiliations, we provide comprehensive legal services on a regional, national, and global basis.
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a full-service firm with nearly 180 attorneys and offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.