Allen Fishman, a bestselling author, is Founder and Executive Chairman of The Alternative Board® (TAB), the world's largest franchise system providing advisory board and executive coaching services for business owners. Fishman has authored several books in which he shares his business insights to help business owners, including two best-sellers: 7 Secrets of Great Entrepreneurial Masters: The GEM Power Formula for Lifelong Success and 9 Elements of Family Business Success: A Proven Formula for Improving Leadership & Relationships in Family Business.
Fishman's business success and ability to communicate his business and economic advice has been recognized in media such as: The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Business Week, Inc. Magazine, Fortune Small Business, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Denver Post, Nation's Business and Profit Magazine.
Because of the successes of his business ventures and his reputation as an authority on providing advise to owners of small and mid-sized private companies, Allen was asked to produce the syndicated weekly radio segment, Formula For Success, for CBS radio network. For over a decade, he also wrote the weekly newspaper business advice column, Business Insights, which was nationally syndicated throughout the U.S.A.
Fishman holds a finance degree, Magna Cum Laude, and a Juris Doctorate law degree from St. Louis University.