Retail Financial Services joins the FMS team

FMS is pleased to announce that RFS, Retail Financial Services, has joined the FMS family of companies.

/EIN News/ — FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Retail Financial Services joins the FMS Solutions Holdings family of companies. Founded in 2005 and based in Plymouth, Minnesota, RFS provides accounting, tax preparation and tax planning services to more than 450 entities, primarily in the grocery retail industry. RFS is recognized as the leading provider of income tax planning and consulting in the grocery industry and will be a great addition to our family.

“FMS Solutions is delighted to welcome Mark Franklin, the founder of Retail Financial Services, and partners Lance Nieland and Kim Dennstedt, who joined the RFS team shortly after its inception. We are delighted that Mark and Lance have not only trusted FMS to ensure the success of the great company they created, but they were also confident in their decision and reinvested capital in the future of the combined entities.” CEO Robert Graybill of FMS Solutions Holdings LLC.

Lance Nieland brings nearly 20 years of experience in the independent grocery industry. He is a Minnesota Chartered CPA and holds a Masters in Business Taxation. Kim Dennstedt has over 30 years of experience in the grocery retail accounting industry as well as a master’s degree in business taxation. Mark Franklin has worked in accounting and tax for grocers for 34 years. Mark is also a Chartered CPA in Minnesota and founded RFS in 2005, Lance and Kim joined the team soon after. Mark and Lance have built an extremely skilled team of 35 members who bring a wide variety of skills to FMS.

“The RFS management group is delighted to announce the merger of RFS with FMS. This will allow RFS and FMS to extend its merger and acquisition, split CFO and tax planning to a broader group of independent retailers. Additionally, the FMS and RFS teams have expanded career path opportunities in income tax, advisory services, IT services and general accounting for the many great employees.” – Mark Franklin Founder of RFS

ABOUT FMS Solutions Holdings LLC

FMS Solutions Holdings LLC is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, with 14 offices and 6,500 retail locations in seven countries on three continents. FMS provides its retailers with SAAS-based accounting, payroll and labor scheduling, as well as BPO services, tax services, product order optimization, markdown systems, loss tracking and more. store operating technologies.

Media contact: Malcolm Kosser E: W: (954) 488-3565

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