Titus Center for Franchising Advisory Board Attracts Brian Maciak, TBC Corp.
May 20, 2022 // Franchising.com // Brian Maciak, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for TBC Corporation and affiliate companies has joined the Titus Center for Franchising Advisory Board at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, Florida. TBC Corp. is a leader in the tire and automotive service industry with several trusted, well-known brands including Midas® and Big O Tires®
The Advisory Board now includes 66 franchise executives representing 52 companies. Since 2017, when the Titus Center opened, the Advisory Board has been instrumental in advancing the center’s mission, which is to engage, educate and inspire current and future franchise leaders. In addition to Maciak, the board includes three other members of TBC Corp.: Lenny Valentino, Jr., Vice President and General Manager of Midas International, Megan Filoon, Vice President of Associates Relations, and Barbara Garcia, Director of HR Franchise Division.
Dr. John P. Hayes, CFE, director of the Titus Center and Titus Chair for Franchise Leadership at PBA, said, “It’s with great pleasure that we appoint Brian Maciak to our Advisory Board because he’s highly regarded among business executives nationally and he represents the values that we embrace at PBA. Mr. Maciak will help us advance our goals as franchise educators and he will serve as a terrific role model for our students.”
Maciak joined TBC Retail Group in April 2009 as Vice President, General Counsel. In April 2012, he was promoted to Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for TBC Corporation and its affiliated companies. Maciak serves as the chief legal officer of the corporation and oversees its legal team. In May 2018, Maciak assumed the additional responsibilities as Chief Compliance Officer and in June 2020 he was promoted to Executive Vice President.
Today, Maciak also leads the TAG Automotive Group which consists of 3,200 automotive retail locations including Midas, Big O Tires, Tire Kingdom and NTB.
Before joining TBC, Maciak was VP & General Counsel for an international real estate management company where he led the Legal, Risk Management, and Human Resources departments. Prior to that, he served as VP & Assistant General Counsel for Michaels Stores, Inc. in Dallas, Texas and worked for a large national law firm in Cleveland, Ohio. Maciak graduated Magna Cum Laude from Syracuse University College of Law and Kent State University.
Titus Center Advisory Board membership is open to franchise executives and companies that want to support franchise education. The board meets twice annually on the PBA campus.
About The Titus Center For Franchising
Founded in 2017, the Titus Center for Franchising is housed in the Rinker School of Business at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, FL. It’s the only center of its kind dedicated to franchising; students complete 12 credit hours to earn a concentration in franchising as part of a business degree in marketing or management. The center was endowed by franchisor Ray Titus, founder and CEO of United Franchise Group, who gave the university a $1.5 million gift. The center is dedicated to educating people about franchising and preparing them to become employees of franchise companies, franchisees and franchisors. Dr. John P. Hayes is the director.
SOURCE The Titus Center For Franchising
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