About SFA

Our purpose is to create a unified franchisee organization that brings together the resources, talents, creativity and knowledge of all Carl’s Jr. operators in order to allow us to maximize the value for our businesses and to promote stability and security for all franchisees within the Carl’s Jr. system.

Current membership includes over 75 companies representing over 1,200 franchise restaurants in the Western United States.

Our Mission

Communicating

Communicating in a recognized and unified voice from the franchisees to the franchisor.

Working

Working with the franchisor for the common good of the system.

Protecting

Protecting and enhancing the economic investments of the franchisees.

Serving

Serving as a resource for the franchise community.

Our Goals

01

Establishing a representative board of directors that represent all franchisees both geographically and in number of units.

03

Developing legal opinions on system-wide franchisee issues.

05

Formalizing lines of communication among franchisees.

02

Working with the franchisor in the roll-out of new equipment, programs and products.

04

Developing purchasing efficiencies.

06

Creating and maintaining relationships with our Vendors and other Associates

2018-2019 Board Members

Dan Gjurgevich  – President
StedFast Foods

Jennifer Dowling – Vice President
Dowling Enterprises

Amir Siddiqi – Treasurer
New Horizon Foods/OC Burger Boys

Jay Hafemeister – Secretary
JH Foods, LTD

Sam Wong
Womar, Inc.

David Farnum
Murphy’s Star, Inc.

Beve Mills
Foods North

Bryce Olson
BTO Investments

Associate Members

Contact SFA

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