NADCO Names New President

Sincere congratulations to IFA’s Beth Solomon on her appointment as NADCO’s new President and CEO!

Beth is the International Franchise Association’s VP of Strategic Initiatives and Industry Relations.

Beth previously led strategic communications initiatives at the National Restaurant Association and was director of communications for the National Association of Manufacturers, after working in the entertainment industry at William Morris Endeavor, the Hollywood talent and literary agency. Before working as a staff member of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee for its Chairman, Sen. Sam Nunn (D-GA), as a speechwriter, she was a radio journalist in the Voice of America’s East Africa bureau in Nairobi, Kenya, covering Sudan, Somalia and Ethiopia. She worked for ABC News in Berlin, reporting on the fall of the Berlin Wall and the first free elections in East Europe. Beth has a B.A. in History from Yale and did graduate work in International Law and National Security Studies at Georgetown University.