Texas Liquor License Service: Gerald Franklin Agency
Richard (Dick) Wills is the Chief Executive Officer, and owner of GFA (Gerald Franklin Agency Inc.) a Texas premier liquor licensing service. GFA has been providing the liquor industry with quality licensing service since 1944. Dick retired from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission as a Regional Supervisor of Licensing and Compliance. Prior to his TABC service Dick was a co-owner of a very successful multi store retail operation where he worked for 22 years.
Dick obtained the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America before being Honorably Discharged from the Marines where he served at Marine Barracks, Norfolk. Dick has his BS in Business Administration and attended Universities in Israel, England and Mexico. Dick is a commissioned peace officer and holds his advanced peace officers and basic instructor’s certificate.
Dick is also an expert witness in liquor liability the Dram Shop Act in Texas.
The company now is primarily involved in the processing of new and renewal applications for all types of retail alchoholic beverage sales permits and licenses, wholesale licenses and manufacturing licenses and permits issued by the TABC (Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission). In addition, the company assists applicants with ancillary licenses such as: