Franchise D&I Solutions, LLC is uniquely suited to help organizations develop strategies that will prepare them to better anticipate and address diversity and inclusion business and organizational issues. Franchise D&I Solutions, LLC is a necessary resource support system for organizations and diversity professionals that understand the important correlation between diversity, equity, inclusion and success!


We provide clients with diversity and inclusion strategies to advance their organizational missions and goals.

We achieve our mission with:

  • Customer Service & Satisfaction

  • Professionalism

  • Passion & Commitment to Excellence


That every Franchise D&I Solutions client is better prepared to establish and support its diversity leadership, and to develop diversity infrastructure that elevates diversity and inclusion as a core value of their organization, giving them a competitive advantage.


Stephen  Francis 

President and Lead Strategist 

Stephen Francis has nearly 35 years of experience as a public and private sector lawyer and diversity professional. Francis has served as Chief Diversity Officer of the 14th largest city in the United States. Francis also served as diversity leader for a Fortune 500 company, also heading up the company's government relations, community relations, media relations, communications, and philanthropy. 

Francis is Founder and a former President and Board Member of Central Ohio Diversity Consortium, a diversity and inclusion best practices clearinghouse for public, private, governmental, nonprofit, and academic institutions throughout Central Ohio.

Notable Awards:

  • Champions of Diversity 'Diversity Pionner Award' - 2018

  • Columbus Business First Diversity 'Lifetime Achievement Award' - 2017

  • Champions of Diversity 'Diversity Development Award' - 2017

  • GCCHH 'Diversity Ambassador Award' - 2015

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4449 Easton Way, 2nd Floor

Columbus, Ohio 43219

steve@fdandisolutions.biz  |   614-371-1148

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