WEST PALM BEACH, FL, October 04, 2018 — Andy Cagnetta, chief executive officer of Transworld Business Advisors, has been named Chairman of United Way of Broward County. Transworld is a global company with 235 territories in 15 countries, offering professional brokerage, franchise consulting, and franchise development services in the areas of retail, industrial, franchises, corporations, and the food-beverage industry. Cagnetta was named vice-chair of United Way Broward in 2016.
Always a civic-minded individual, Cagnetta joined the UWBC board 10 years ago when asked by Frank Sacco, CEO of Memorial Hospital in Hollywood, FL. “I had worked on a few other boards whose charities were tied to the work being done by United Way, and was pleased to become a board member,” said Cagnetta. “During that process I was able to see and appreciate United Way's approach to helping the community as a whole.”
According to the Transworld CEO, the United Way's philosophy of working strategically with various leadership organizations throughout the years has been—and continues to be— impressive. “I have remained committed to United Way because it touches multiple segments throughout the community, from government and non-profits, to healthcare, education and business,” said Cagnetta. “I view United Way as the 'Pentagon of Non-Profits,' so when the Pentagon asks you to serve, you serve.”
An example of Cagnetta's passion to help others is evident. Over the last 17 years, his Annual Family Pasta Dinner has raised more than $1 million for LifeNet4Families. This year, more than 800 attended a gala event, raising more than $212,000.
Transworld Business Advisors is a member of United Franchise Group, a company with 1,600 franchisees in 80 countries throughout the world. “I am extremely pleased that Andy has been named to Chair the United Way,” said Chief Executive Officer Ray Titus. “He is a diligent worker as evidenced by the growth and success of his company. I am sure that same passion will carry over as he helps inspire residents to become involved with United Way.”
United Way helps thousands of residents in Broward County with much-needed support, and each year, one in six people are touched by the good works made possible by generous tax-deductible donations. In the 2016-2017 fiscal year United Way served 46 agencies with 51 programs, 3 initiatives, and 1 partnership. There were two Grant Driven Initiatives that involved Project Lifeline and ReadingPals.
About Transworld Business Advisors
Led by CEO, Andy Cagnetta, Transworld Business Advisors is a member of United Franchise Group, a successful group of franchise systems with 1,400 franchisees in 80 countries. Formerly Transworld Business Brokers, a company based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida has 40 years of brokerage experience, Transworld represents acquisition-minded corporations and individuals that are interested in owning their own company, or in franchising. With more than 150 franchised offices worldwide, Transworld offers the professional services that successfully bring buyers and sellers together. From business brokerage to mergers and acquisitions, Transworld Business Advisors are the business sale specialists. For more information on buying or selling visit www.tworld.com and for owning a Transworld franchise, visit www.tworldfranchise.com.
About United Franchise Group
Led by CEO Ray Titus, United Franchise Group is home to a variety of internationally recognized brands including Signarama, Fully Promoted, Experimac, Jon Smith Subs, Venture X, SuperGreen Solutions, Transworld Business Advisors, Accurate Franchising, and The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill. With more than three decades in the franchising industry, and 1,600 franchisees in 80 countries throughout the world, United Franchise Group offers unprecedented leadership and solid business opportunities for entrepreneurs.
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