Team Member Bio

Caleb Gunnels is MFA’s Director & Counsel, Global Policy.

Prior to joining MFA, Caleb was a Director of Government Relations, Associate Counsel, and Data Privacy Officer for the International Franchise Association (IFA) where he represented the franchising community before Congress, the Administration, and regulatory agencies. Caleb was responsible for supporting and enhancing the IFA’s legislative, political, and regulatory agenda on issues pertinent to franchising, including banking, tax, data privacy, labor, and small business.

Caleb earned a B.A. in Political Science from Baylor University and a J.D. from Baylor University School of Law. He is a member of the Texas bar.