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Thryv’s Matthew Gourgeot Elected to the International Franchise Association (IFA) Supplier Forum Advisory Board

By Thryv Contributor | 03.14.24 | 2 min read

DALLAS – March 14, 2024 – Matthew Gourgeot, franchise sales and operations director at Thryv, Inc., (NASDAQ:THRY), provider of the leading small business SaaS platform, has been elected to the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Supplier Forum Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is composed of 21 supplier members representing a wide spectrum of companies. Its mission is to promote the continued growth of franchising through a network of informed suppliers dedicated to superior service and professionalism. The Advisory Board also supports IFA members and the franchising community with business and legal expertise, high quality products, new technologies and educational opportunities.

“The Supplier Forum Advisory Board provides strategic direction and guidance representing the unique perspectives and interests of IFA’s hundreds of supplier members,” said Paul Rocchio, IFA VP of Development and Member Services. “We look forward to having Matthew’s leadership as an advisor to this critical segment of our membership and the entire franchising community.”

Gourgeot joined Thryv in 2015 and is currently responsible for leading the company’s franchise and multi-location division. He has spent his career supporting Small Business America by helping entrepreneurs start, run, and grow their companies. Gourgeot also served as director of the Thryv Small Business Foundation from 2018 to 2021, guiding the Foundation’s vision, direction, and strategic partnerships.

“Franchising is an important component of the small business ecosystem. As an advocate for the franchise industry, I am honored to serve on the IFA Supplier Forum Advisory Board,” said Gourgeot. “I’m excited to collaborate with fellow franchise professionals to drive innovation, foster growth, and empower franchise businesses worldwide.”

About Thryv
Thryv Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:THRY) is a global software and marketing services company that empowers small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to grow and modernize their operations so they can compete and win in today’s economy. Over 65,000 businesses use our award-winning SaaS platform, Thryv®, to manage their end-to-end operations, which has helped these organizations across the U.S. and overseas grow their bottom line. Of Thryv’s approximately 350,000 business customers, most also use its digital and print presence products, connecting these SMBs to local consumers via proprietary local search portals and local directories. For more information about Thryv Holdings, Inc., visit

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