Jay Pond, Mr. Transmission franchisee in Jackson, MS was recently honored for his contributions to franchising and recognized by the International Franchise Association (IFA) with its annual Franchisee of the Year Award.
Pond, who has been Mr. Transmission franchisee for the past 30 years, is also a 2-time Franchisee of the year award winner; recognized by his peers for his outstanding performance and contributions as a franchisee to help develop and grow the Mr. Transmission brand and franchising.
The Franchisee of the Year Award is a major portion of the IFA’s Public Affairs Conference. This annual conference brings hundreds of franchise business leaders together in Washington, D.C. to discuss important topics regarding franchising with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.
Jay is a positive role model and mentor for the entire Mr. Transmission system. Jay has been the recipient of the Award of Excellence for the past 14 years which is a reflection of outstanding customer service while consistently performing in the top 5 franchises in the system year after year.
With franchising being a key economical driver for not only our country but also our economy, Jay plays a huge role his business and has served on Moran’s Franchise Advisory Alliance and as a mentor throughout the Moran system. Jay attributes his success to building trust and loyalty with his customers while embracing technology.
In addition to attending the IFA’s Public Affairs Conference, Jay has been invited to spend an evening in Chicago to attend the Alzheimer’s Association Annual Gala Event; an organization that has become Moran’s choice charity over the past several years.
“Our franchisees’ success is our success,” said Barb Moran-Goodrich, owner and CEO of Moran Family of Brands. “Jay is consistently a top performing franchisee in our system and highly active in his community. Being a repeat winner of this award, I couldn’t be more proud of his continued accomplishments.”
Ponds’ Mr. Transmission is located at 2374 Hwy. 80 West in Jackson.