Glass Doctor Executive Earns Professional Designation

February 21, 2008 // // - Glass Doctor® Lead Franchise Development Director Nathan Haffke has earned the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE™) designation by the International Franchising Association (IFA).

Haffke is one of 400 executives nationwide to earn the CFE designation since its inception in 2000, and the sixth CFE from The Dwyer Group®. He was recognized along with more than 100 fellow franchise executives who earned the CFE designation at the IFA annual convention Feb. 11.

"We are proud of Nathan for his achievement, and we appreciate his dedication to Glass Doctor and the franchising industry," Glass Doctor® President Mark Dawson said. "Nathan is a great example of the professionalism we want to exemplify at Glass Doctor."

Among franchise leaders, the CFE designation has become widely known as a mark of distinction that offers a wide range of benefits. CFE candidates are selected by application. Accepted candidates have three years to complete 3,500 program credits including experience, participation, core coursework and elective coursework. Courses are approved by IFA. After completion, the CFE designation must be renewed every three years with 1,200 approved credits.

About Glass Doctor®:

Established in 1962, Glass Doctor® is the largest chain of full-service glass replacement providers in the nation. Recognized by Entrepreneur magazine among its "Franchise 500," Glass Doctor® franchisees offer complete glass replacement, service and repairs to the automotive, residential and commercial markets at more than 360 locations in the United States. Glass Doctor® is a subsidiary of The Dwyer Group, Inc. For further information or to find the location nearest you, visit

About The Dwyer Group, Inc.:

Based in Waco, Texas, The Dwyer Group, Inc. is a holding company of six service-based franchise companies – Mr. Appliance®, Mr. Electric®, Mr. Rooter®, Aire Serv Heating and Air Conditioning®, Glass Doctor® and Rainbow International Restoration and Cleaning®. The franchise network of The Dwyer Group, Inc. consists of more than 1,400 independently owned and operated franchises. Each company provides high-quality residential and light commercial services to customers worldwide. The Dwyer Group, Inc. is a portfolio company of the Riverside Company. For more information, visit



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