Family Financial Centers, LLC (FFC), a network of community-based financial service centers that offers financial services including check cashing, bill payment, money orders, wire transfers, gift card buy back, pre-paid debit cards, and more, welcome two new employees!
Howard Beckman has been hired as our Executive Vice President of Franchise Development. Howard is an accomplished, results-driven executive and brings a notable record of success in sales management, performance and change management, coaching and mentoring, P&L management and analysis, strategic and tactical market planning, budget preparation and management, and team building. Howard is a dynamic and forward-thinking leader with a notable record of success in driving revenue, profitability and growth. Howard has several years of experience in our industry, from working at United Financial Services Group as Vice President of Franchisee Services, as well as Region Vice President at Ace Cash Express, running over 100 locations.
We are also happy to announce that we’ve hired Daniel Kravets as our new Corporate General Counsel. Daniel earned his Juris Doctor from Drexel University. He also received his Bachelor of Science, with Honors, Political Science Degree from Drexel University. Daniel received several accolades from Drexel University including Merit Scholar, Best Student Performance, along with being a Dean’s Scholarship Recipient and making the Dean’s List multiple years. He has experience working with businesses and entrepreneurs, litigating civil and commercial matters, consumer protection work, real estate and estate law, and more. Family Financial Centers is committed to providing community-based financial services in a fair, dignified, professional manner to folks with and without bank accounts, as well as to small businesses.
Ken Parsons, President of Family Financial Centers, says “both Howard and Daniel have earned many accomplishments throughout their careers. We have no doubt that they, along with the rest of the FFC Team, will continue to provide our franchisees with the best support possible!”
The Family Financial Centers (FFC) franchise was designed to be an alternative to rapidly disappearing neighborhood branch banks to serve the unbanked, the underbanked, small businesses and the more than 50% of Americans living paycheck-to-paycheck. “Our financial service centers have the sophistication and professionalism of a larger corporation, yet also have the personal touch of a traditional bank. Because of the excellent support we provide to our franchisees and our proven system, we continue to welcome new franchisees into our system as we expand and grow our locations”, comments Paul Eckert, Founder and CEO of Family Financial Centers.
About Family Financial Centers
Family Financial Centers is the “Quantum Leap” forward in the evolution of the alternative financial service center. There are approximately 14 million Americans today with no bank account. Family Financial Centers have the systems, ambience and professionalism of a traditional bank and can offer a full array of financial services including check cashing, money orders, wire transfer, tax preparation services and more to those 14 million Americans. For over 17 years, Family Financial Centers has been committed to raising the standard for alternative financial service centers, in both their product offerings and the way they are delivered to consumers.
Family Financial Centers goal is to be the best community-based financial service enterprise in America by servicing their customers beyond their expectations. On a day when most organizations “over” promise and “under” deliver, Family Financial Centers stand out as the industry leader in service and in integrity.
Family Financial Centers have opportunities nationwide for entrepreneurs who want to own a high tech, community-based, financial services franchise to serve unbanked or under-banked people and small businesses in America.
Family Financial Centers was named a Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review in 2019 and 2020. If you are interested in learning more about Family Financial Centers, please visit familyfinancialcenters.com. If you are interested in franchise opportunities in your local area, visit ffcfranchising.com or call 877-236-5508.