March 6, 2017 – SACRAMENTO, CA — Sacramento’s BareBones WorkWear® Founder and CEO, Stu Nelson,
has earned the distinguished designation of Certified Franchise Executive (CFE). The title is a highly regarded symbol of leadership and accomplishment.
The premiere certification program in the industry requires a rigorous immersion in the comprehensive course of study in franchise management. The program is offered by The Institute of Certified Franchise Executives, the academic branch of the International Franchise Association (IFA). The formal CFE graduation was held at IFA’s 2017 convention in Las Vegas.
The program is intended to enhance a franchise professional’s awareness of the industry’s complexities and integrity. Meeting the requirements of the program and completing the course of study leads to the CFE designation. The CFE is recognized as the premiere certification program in franchising.
Remarkably, Nelson completed the program in under one year. He was required to attend a series of educational seminars and workshops sponsored by the Institute while carrying on his retail and franchising responsibilities.
BareBones WorkWear® is the superior provider of useful apparel, footwear, and accessories for work, life and outdoor. The business was named to Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for 2015. Like the original corporate stores, the franchises feature a wide array of quality brand name apparel, footwear, safety gear and accessories. Products featured in all the stores are durable, comfortable, and stylish, making them also suitable for lifestyle and outdoor markets.