Ronald has been with Siegel since 2003. He is also a co-founder of Franchise America Finance™, a boutique franchise investment and lending source.  Prior to his affiliation with Siegel, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Response USA, a publicly traded Alarm Systems Company.  Mr. Feldman was instrumental in both the public offering and ultimate sale of the Alarm Division. Mr. Feldman and his wife were one of the early Goddard School Franchisees and successfully owned, operated and sold their Goddard School in 2007.  He has been a keynote speaker at scores of franchise related events, appeared on television programs as the “Champion of Small Business”, and has been published numerous times in trade magazines. He is also an instructor on SBA financing and access to capital to the International Franchise Association (IFA) and the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA).  Ronald has the distinction of being both a Certified Franchise Executive (“CFE”) and a Certified Business Intermediary (“CBI”)