WASHINGTON Matthew Shay is stepping down from his post as president and chief executive of the International Franchise Association to take the helm at the National Retail Federation.
Shay will remain with the IFA until April 16. A search for his replacement is under way, an IFA spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Shay joined the IFA in 1993 and was named president in 2004 and chief executive in 2007. Under Shay’s guidance, the IFA forged relationships with r