Don Daszkowski

  • Entrepreneur who has founded, operated, and sold multiple businesses
  • Founder of IFPG Digital
  • Founder of Franchise Sales CRM
  • Co-founder of Career Transitions Specialist


Don Daszkowski is a former writer for The Balance who contributed 58 articles over the course of more than four years. He has owned, operated and sold five of his own businesses related to franchising and small business.

Daszkowski is the Founder of International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG), an organization with over 800 members that trains individuals to become Certified Franchise Consultants, and helps them earn money selling franchises.  

Daszkowski is also co-founder of Career Transition Specialists, and former founder of


Daszkowski received a B.S. in computer science and business from Saint John's University in 1998.

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