Jania Bailey, CFE
Chief Executive Officer
Jania Bailey joined FranNet in August 2006 as President and COO while the company was transitioning to new ownership. In 2015, Jania assumed the role of CEO of FranNet. Under her leadership, she’s led the company through unprecedented growth and has established FranNet as the most respected voice in the franchise consultant industry in North America.
Bailey served for 6 years on the Executive Board of Directors for the International Franchise Association (IFA) and is a certified franchise expert. She currently serves as Chairman of the IFA Membership Committee.
In 2018 she led FranNet to publish the first Broker Disclosure Document and Client Bill of Rights. Both documents seek to place more transparency in the relationship between franchise candidates and Franchise Brokers.
In 2019, Bailey was the recipient of the IFA Bonnie Levine Award for her contributions to the growth of the business; contributions to her community through board positions, volunteer work and activities that promote the professional advancement of women; and her contributions as a mentor to women in franchising.
Her background includes over 30 years of experience in the banking and franchise industries.
Bailey also authored the book, “Thriving – The Journey to Success in the Business World” and co-authored the Amazon best-selling book, “More Than Just French Fries.”