About

The National Owners Association (NOA) is an independent, self-funded advocacy group of “Owners-Serving-Owners” on the most crucial issues – Financial, Franchising, and Relationship. 

Our Vision

Our Vision is to collaborate with elected Owner leadership, Suppliers and key stakeholders to positively impact The System for the benefit of the Owners, our employees, customers, the brand and ultimately the shareholders.

Our Mission

To unify and engage Owners to restore Owner-led culture, while assuring positive net cash flow growth, financial viability and protection from intimidation and retribution. We are committed to inspiring all Owners to provide a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves.

Our Values


Embrace & Assertively Advocate For McFamily


Lead With Integrity & Courage


Be Honest, Transparent & Respectful


Be United - “You Are Not Alone”


Honor The 3-Legged Stool

"Do what is right, not what is easy, nor what is popular"

– Roy T. Bennett

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NOA Accomplishments

November 2022
5th Annual Webcast
August 2022
NextGen Advocacy & Leadership Summit in Newport, RI
April 2022
Worldwide Convention in Orlando, FL
November 2021
Launch of EverGreen Program
October 2021
4th Annual Meeting in Denver, CO
September 2021
Launch of PYP Program
August 2021
NextGen Advocacy & Leadership Summit in Santa Barbara, CA
October 2020
3rd Annual Meeting in Denver, CO
First Combined In-Person & Virtual Gathering
April 2020
NOA Hosts All-Member Webcast
NOA Assists Owners Lobbying Congress and Securing PPP Loans During Covid-19 Pandemic
October 2019
2nd Annual Owners Meeting in Dallas, TX
NOA Officially Welcome Supplier Members
March 2019
Owners & Suppliers Meet in Washington D.C.
First NOA Board Elections
February 2019
NOA Hosts First Ever NFLA Candidate Town Hall
January 2019
NOA Assists with Re-Working BBV2020 Contracts
December 2018
1st Annual Owners Meeting in Dallas, TX
NOA Officially Established with 1,200 Attendees
October 2018
Over 400 Owners Meet in Tampa, FL During Hurricane Michael