Fran Bishop

Fran Bishop
NPA Goverment Relations Committee

Legislative Update

Professional Bio

Fran Bishop is President of Dollar Pawn, Inc., a Licensed Alabama Pawnbroker since 1989. She received a commendation from the BATF in 2007 for Leadership Efforts to “Improve Education and Communication within the Pawnbroker Industry”.

She is a Past President of the Alabama Pawnbrokers Association and has served on the Board of Directors since 1991. She is the recipient of the John Burleson Award, the most prestigious award given by the Alabama Pawnbrokers Association.

Ms. Bishop is a Past President of the National Pawnbrokers Association, served on the Board of Directors for fourteen years and served eight years as an Officer and Member of the Executive Committee. She is the 2011 recipient of the NPA’s highest honor, the Charles R. Jones Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the Pawnbroker of the Year and 2010 National Pawnbrokers Association Committee Chair of the Year for Government Relations.