August 12, 2008 // Franchising.com // PHILLIPSBURG, Kan., Tara Knowles, lead generation and Internet marketing manager for Brooke Capital Corporation, was recently selected to serve on the International Franchise Association's (IFA) Information Technology Committee.
"Being accepted into the International Franchise Association Technology Committee is an honor, especially coming from such a prestigious organization," commented Knowles. "I'm excited about the opportunity this creates for Brooke Capital Corporation, our insurance agent franchisees and myself."
The IFA is the world's oldest and largest organization representing franchising. Approaching a half-century of service with a growing membership of more than 1,300 franchise systems, 10,000-plus franchisees and more than 500 firms that supply goods and services to the industry, the IFA protects, enhances and promotes franchising by advancing the values of integrity, respect, trust, commitment to excellence, honesty and diversity.
The Information Technology Committee provides guidance to the IFA and its membership on the adoption and use of technology to improve franchising. Committee members act in an advisory capacity to IFA staff on issues such as marketing and promoting the IFA Web site, use of technology in-house, Internet privacy issues and others that may arise.
Knowles joined Brooke in May 2005. She is a 2001 graduate of Phillipsburg High School and received her bachelor's degree in information systems administration and accounting from Fort Hays State University. Knowles will also complete her master's degree in business management from FHSU in December.
Brooke Capital Corporation (AMEX: BCP) is an Overland Park, Kan.,-based insurance organization founded in 1997. Brooke Capital is the parent company of Brooke Investments Inc., First Life America Corporation, a life insurance company, and Brooke Capital Advisors Inc., a loan consultant for managing general insurance agencies.
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