Joe Lindenmayer, TSS Photography, VetFran

Joe Lindenmayer

Joe Lindenmayer, President & COO, TSS Photography and Chairman of VetFran

Joe Lindenmayer is President/COO and co-owner of TSS Photography, Inc. ( a 220 unit franchise network in the youth sports, school and event photography industry. He joined TSS in 1993, working in various roles from field sales to Vice President and eventually President in 2005. Positioned for additional growth in 2006, Joe and his partner launched a second franchise concept in 2008 called Young Masters, (, which helps schools and youth groups run art enrichment programs for students.

Joe spent six years in the United States Marine Corps, active duty and reserve, and is a veteran of Desert Storm, serving in a tank unit. In addition to his domestic franchise experience, Joe has opened master franchises in Canada, Australia and New Zealand and serves on various boards including the Southeast Franchise Forum, The KV Foundation and other community-based causes. Joe is the Chair of IFA’s VetFran Committee with 590 Franchise companies helping America’s Veterans find careers in Franchising. Originally from Upstate NY, Joe is married and has a daughter.