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Listed below are current candidates available through Executive Referral Services. For further information on these candidates who are seeking a new opportunity, please contact us at (847) 397-2000. Or, you may enter the Reference No. listed by each candidate and post on the "Contact Us" form, then submit by e-mail. We respond to all e-mail inquiries within 24 hours.

DIRECTOR OF BRAND MARKETING - Brand Strategist for one of the nation's top 20 restaurant companies.  Managed, oversaw, directed all Marketing cross markets and product evolution for this national chain.  Early career experience as Director of Field Marketing for 400 plus restaurants as well as a similar role with company's franchise community.  Extensive experience in social media marketing, kids program development, new product roll outs, developing cross marketing programs with national and regional sports leagues, movie tie-ins, etc.  Highly recommended by current supervisor, "she is ready for the next step". BS Degree.  Salary $125K  #BF140301*


DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - Highly experienced Director of Operations with experience with Yum, Wendy's, Burger King and Pepsico.  Experienced in company and franchise operations overseeing from 50-300+ restaurants.  Currently Director of Franchise Operation overseeing 6 District Managers and 300 restaurants in 6 states.  Strong leader who has an extensive track record turning around markets, developing people, and surpassing sales and profit goals.  This candidate has a 20 plus year career in senior operations, excellent public speaker and highly self motivated.  BA & MBA.  Salary $140K+  #BF140101*


VICE PRESIDENT OF CULINARY/CORPORATE EXECUTIVE CHEF - During the past 15 years this seasoned professional has developed one of the finest multi-concepted restaurant company's culinary staff.  Highly creative individual who has nurtured close to 200 restaurants in a variety of cuisines ranging from fine dining, casual theme, steak house, sushi, Italian concepts to name a few of the 20+ concepts, credited by the culinary team.  Developed 100's of products while working closely with Marketing and Regional and National manufacturers to create replicatable dishes on a national scale.  In recent years addressed recipes and products to reduce food cost companywide over 3%.  Bachelors degree and numerous ACF and NRA accreditations.  Open to relocation.  Salary $165K.  #BF100301


PRESIDENT  - CEO - Twenty plus years experience in a variety of roles with one of the nations most respected restaurant companies.  Responsible as Vice President for 1000+ restaurants over $1 Billion in sales for 9 years.  During a 5 year period grew the Division by over 200 restaurants.  For 5 years was CEO of a 400+ unit full service restaurant chain operating in over 20 states.  Revamped store operations, streamlined administration, turned around supply chain, re-established the brand and opened 60 new restaurants dramatic turn around.  BA, MBA, extensive continuing education. Strong leader, excellent public speaker.  Salary $400K+. #BF110502*


REGIONAL MANAGER / VICE PRESIDENT - Ten plus years of company and franchise operations experience with Applebee's Restaurants.  Oversaw the entire development and operations of 27 restaurants in a turn around situation. Brought company's sales and profits up dramatically until company was sold.  Previous franchise operations experience with over 300 restaurants in 7 states.  Well rounded restaurant executive with high standards, commitment and love for restaurant business.  BA - Restaurant Management. Salary $154K  #BF121002


DISTRICT MANAGER – HEALTHCARE - 20+ years of foodservice with an extensive background in healthcare.  Currently the District Manager with direct operation over eight acute care hospitals and two long-term care facilities.  An excellent motivator of staff.  His current aggregate volumes are $25 Million+ servicing over 12,000 meals daily.  Through consolidating foodservice operations, he was able to reduce the budget by $3 Million.  Moreover, revenues were maximized by 10% through a shared service agreement with other accounts outside the organization by delivering management and foods to these off site facilities.  BS Degree and numerous awards.  #RF081035


ASSISTANT FOODSERVICE DIRECTOR - Well-rounded foodservice professional possessing both a restaurant and contract feeding background.  Previous experience with Eurest Dining.  Experience includes operating dining room of a B&I account where he improved the operation resulting in a revenue increase of 3%.  #RF081036


DISTRICT MANAGER - Twenty plus years of operations experience in the bakery segment.  Extensive experience in mall and full standing locations.  Currently the District Manager for a franchise of Krispy Kreme.  Has operated a variety of units ranging from $1 to $12 Million in revenue.  Strong team builder, versatile, strategic planner that can manage diverse staff in unique locations.  Reputation as a top line sales focused District Manager who knows what builds repeat customers.  Highly computer literate.  BS in Marketing.   Salary $68K.  #RF081038


CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER/VICE PRESIDENT ACCOUNTING - Unique individual who worked his way up from staff accountant to CFO in the first 15 years of his career.  During his tenure, he has overseen the Accounting and Finance for a variety of restaurants with over $200 Million in sales.    Currently the Director of Finance for a large restaurant conglomerate.  In today’s business climate, you will not find a more honest, committed, driven, senior Finance and Accounting executive with a passion for the restaurant industry.   Well-rounded individual, with strong financing, treasury, auditing and accounting experience.  BA, CPA and MBA  #RF081039

DIRECTOR/VICE PRESIDENT OF REAL ESTATE - For the past 5 years, Vice President of Real Estate for a 240+ unit restaurant company operating in 12 states.  Directly manages a staff of 8 including Corporate Staff, RE Managers, Legal.  Also interacts with national broker network, legal team and construction.  Prior experience with Wendy's, Yum Brands and Boston Market in real estate development in 9 states.  Strong real estate sight selector, personally developed over 700 locations nationally in his career. BA Readily relocatable.  Salary $170K++. #BF121003


EXECUTIVE CHEF - HEALTHCARE - Detail-oriented organized and efficient culinary professional possessing excellent culinary skills in addition to being highly computer literate.  Very self-motivated with ability to work independently and having had responsibilities to include recipe development, new design kitchen and operations management, purchasing, budgeting, payroll, contract negotiation and personnel management.  Most recently employed by Morrison Management at a 400+ bed hospital where he was overseeing $2.5+ Million in food purchases and $28+ Million in retail sales.  He had 40 direct reports and 40+ indirect reports.  Currently in the south, but open to relocation.  Trained in the military and has 20+ years experience.  #RF081043


FOODSERVICE DIRECTOR - 20+ year of foodservice experience including previous experience with The Wood Company (now Sodexho).  Has successfully managed a high profile prestigious, multi-faceted boarding school with annual sales of $2 Million serving 1,000 students, faculty and staff, along with accountability of catering sales in excess of $375K.  Moreover, he directs five managers and 50 full time employees in the operation of four separate dinning facilities.  Very well rounded and also possessing multi-unit experience.  BS Degree.  #RF081040

DIRECTOR OF FRANCHISE DEVELOPMENT, CFE - Highly experienced Franchise Sales Manager.  Experience developing small entrepreneurial franchises, as well as national and regional developers.  Has supervised staffs of 5+ Sales Managers.  Knows the operational construction and real estate aspects of fast casual and fast food restaurants.  4 years of Franchise Sales experience with Quiznos.  Salary $125K  #BF110501


VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES - Stellar candidate with 20+ years of Human Resource experience in the restaurant industry.  Has significant experience dealing with all aspects of human resources including labor relations, compensation, benefits, loss prevention, recruitment, EEO, workman’s compensation and affirmative action.  Has been responsible for up to 5,000 employees in 30 states.  “This candidate is highly professional, pro-active, resourceful, who works closely with operations to achieve mutual goals”.  Currently the Vice President of Human Resources for a 100+ unit restaurant company operating in 15 states.  BA, SHRM.  #RF081022


DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - Stellar background with Wendy's and Burger King.  Most recently the Director of Operations for 125+ restaurants in 5 states.  Developed and trained 20 District and Regional Managers.  Developed 12 individuals into Regional roles throughout the company.  Five years experience with Starbucks overseeing 150 restaurants; opened 50 restaurants in a 5 state region.  Bilingual Spanish.  Readily relocatable.  Outstanding candidate who is a self-motivated, results-oriented, operationally driven leader.  Salary $167K.  #BF100601


EXECUTIVE CHEF - Hands-on culinary professional and team player with over 10 years of foodservice experience.  Based on the West Coast having experience in the foodservice and hospitality industries, this candidate is highly adaptive and works well under pressure.  Responsibilities have included opening a kitchen from the ground up, creating dining menus, supervising kitchen staff and purchasing has handled from $2-8 Million in revenue.  AS Degree – Culinary Arts.   #RF081003


FOODSERVICE DIRECTOR - Highly dedicated foodservice professional having only two jobs in a nine-year period.  Experience in both B&I and campus dining.  Previous experience with Sodexho.  Currently accountable for a well-known University in the Northeast.  Previously handled a B&I account where he turned a 65,000+ subsidized account into a 70,000+ profit account in the first year.  Responsibilities include all vending, office coffee service, catering services, offsite catering.  Knowledgeable in all aspects of culinary administration and operations.  AOS Degree.  #RF081042


DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS / VICE PRESIDENT - Full service and fine dining restaurants.  Oversees the day to day operation of 20 plus restaurants for famous entrepreneurial restaurateur.  Overseen concepting, development and opening of new restaurants as company grew from 6 to 20 restaurants during an 11 year period.  Company's revenue is over $50 Million.  Balances the needs of a growing company with the drive for operational perfection and exceptional customer service.  Previously (8) years with Lettuce Entertain You.  Opened 2 restaurants and moved up rapidly to the General Manager's role.  Bachelors Degree in Management.  Salary $160K  #BF110401


RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT  - R&D Director – Food Product Specialist and Culinarian offering over 18 years of Food and Beverage expertise.  Experience includes operations, technical support, product/process development, and business management.  Responsibilities include strategic food and beverage concept development, establishing culinary quality and assurance standards.  He is recognized throughout the industry as a results-oriented, bottom-line professional Director with strong interpersonal skills and a desire to excel in any task assigned.  He coordinates the planning, development, implementation and follow-up of Product Test Programs.  Maintains close association with operations to ensure that all developmental projects and programs are properly tested and evaluated for system use.  Prior experience with Friday’s and Baker’s Square.  BA #RF081034


DIRECTOR OF REAL ESTATE - During the past 10 years developed over 250 restaurants.  Opened over 80 units in one year.  Strong negotiator who adds a national perspective and long-term strategic planning to the corporate growth.  Extensive free standing and in-line site development experience.  Well versed in legal, environmental and all aspects of Real Estate Department Management.  Experience throughout the United States.  BA – Salary $130K. #RF081007


FOODSERVICE MANAGER - 10+ years in the foodservice industry. A well-rounded and dynamic leader particularly talented in the retirement feeding arena.  Most recently responsible for a 140 bed long-term care facility.  This included a 125 person unassisted living unit with the balance handling assisted living.  Certified Dietary Manager and a BA Degree in hotel, restaurant and institutional management strong leader who is respected by his staff and customers.  #RF081021


CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - Highly experienced Restaurant Executive with experience in 5 fast food/fast casual concepts during his career.  Currently oversees 250+ restaurants with revenues exceeding $300 Million in over 20 states.  Has relocated 5 times during his career.  He exudes leadership, enthusiasm and team work.  Strong believer in leading by example.  Has a strong background in training and an Accountant's eye for details.  Salary $250K++ #BF101201


VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS - Former Brinker executive with over 10 years of senior level management in casual dining.  Has opened over 20 restaurants. Calm, resourceful, innovator with excellent problem solving skills.  Began his career as an assistant manager on the West Coast, progressed rapidly.  Most recently has been instrumental in the start-up and development of 5 new steakhouses for a new division of a national chain. BA Salary $120K. #RF081006


DIRECTOR OF TRAINING - 20 + years highly experienced foodservice professional and hospitality industry leader.  Particularly talented in the area of university feeding.  Most recently the Director of Training for Compass Group North America where he designed, developed and built the company-training department.  His responsibilities included directing and coordinating training functions for 60,000 associates (managers/employees) in over 3,000 operations throughout the United States and Canada.  Training programs designed include employee orientation, customer service, leadership skills, labor-legal negotiations skills, presentation and foodservice technical skills.  Controlled an annual training budget of $3.5 Million.  #RF081010


PURCHASING - Director of Purchasing – 15 years of solid restaurant product procurement expertise.  A restaurant executive whose experience in building, managing, and operating diverse multi-unit businesses for world class purchasing program that is second to none.  Proven expertise and accomplishments in procurement and materials management of all food, beverage, equipment categories, vendor management, profit improvement, inventory control, quality assurance.  BS Degree in Business Management#RF081017


RESTAURANT MANAGER - Located in Michigan, he is experienced with McDonald’s, Burger King, and presently Arby’s.  With more than 12 years management experience, he is responsible for increasing sales more than 7% while additionally improving mystery shop scores by 11%.  In his tenure, he also received an award for “Manager of the Quarter."  After recently meeting this candidate, I feel he is a very energetic Manager who is results driven.  He would be an asset to your firm.  #RF081004


REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - Eighteen years of second level operations experience.  Responsible for up to 70 restaurants and $100 Million in revenue.  Extensive experience with Arby's, Burger King and Sonic.  Stellar individual with a track record of success.  Our firm's experience with this candidate as a client, combined with top notch references, verify his experience as a operations driven leader in fast food restaurants.  BS in Business.  Highly relocatable.  Salary $140K+.  #BF090401

CORPORATE CONTROLLER - Oversees all accounting for this 70+ unit $150 Million restaurant company operating in over 10 states.  Centralized accounting system, generated P&L’s within 8 days after the end of each period.  Has implemented numerous programs in the field, which have generated significant cash flow improvements and a minimum of $3 Million in profits last year.  11 years with a 25+ unit chain, during this period he reduced staff from over 60 to 40, saving the company over $1 Million in overhead.  Has experience with the SEC, shareholders reporting, payroll, distribution center, cash management, budgeting, financial planning, taxation, etc.  Highly proactive controller with an insight in the restaurant industry.  CPA, BA. #RF081002


FOODSERVICE DIRECTOR - Versatile management professional with extensive multi-unit experience and an ability to meet and exceed schedules with short lead-time.  Experience includes foodservice management of a 400-acre facility of more than 40 buildings with over 3,000 employees.  This multi-unit B&I account includes the operations of 3 cafes, coffee delivery service and onsite catering throughout the facility.  Responsibilities at this $2 Million account include budgeting and forecasting, securing vendors and contracts, food production system and development, inventory management and controls, sanitation, capital budgeting, employee hiring, training, annual performance appraisals, catering sales, service, contracts, billing and daily operations.  Was able to reduce budgeted subsidy from $250K to $75K while achieving high scores in customer satisfaction surveys.  #RF081005


REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT - Solid operational experience in various phases of contract foodservice including university, healthcare and B&I.  Proven leadership abilities in creating, implementing and managing new business initiatives.  Most recently managed a region of $40 Million with direct responsibility over four District Managers, a Sales Executive and indirect management for 800+ exempt/non-exempt employees.  Through team building, empowerment and succession planning over 35% of the management team was promoted to greater responsibilities.  #RF081008


EXECUTIVE CHEF - Over 13 years of foodservice experience ranging from fine dining, restaurant, hotel and B&I contract feeding.  Highly organized and possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Previous experience with Sodexho where she was responsible for a staff of 27, handled inventory control and all purchasing.  Has also been responsible for training staff and disciplinary action when necessary.  Creative chef who strives to get the best value for her clients while balancing food cost.  #RF081009


VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS - Stellar career with one of the nations leading restaurant companies.  Has held numerous operations and training positions as he advanced during his career.  For the past 10 years has been responsible for 100+ restaurants and revenue exceeding $400 Million.  Overseeing 6+ Regional Managers and all support staff throughout the US.  Versatile executive who understands back of the house, front of the house and strong in beverage.  Increased company's profit margin over 10% and increased top line sales last year by 4% with his current employer.  BA Salary $200K+ #BF110901


ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER - Enthusiastic.  Located in Illinois, this candidate has over 10 years management experience in both full and fast food restaurants.  Currently he is familiar with Wendy’s and Taco Bell where he helped reduce food cost over 7% and labor cost down 4%.  During his tenure he trains both hourly and management employees, interview and hire staff, while at the same time scheduling up to 40 employees.  After meeting this candidate, I feel he has an excellent knowledge of financial reports who additionally understands how to create teamwork.  #RF081011


REGIONAL RECRUITMENT MANAGER - Very hands-on and results-oriented recruitment professional handling a three-region area across the U.S.   Responsibilities include implementation of staffing strategies, administering job-posting systems, staffing metrics, on-line postings and resume management database.  Aramark trained and highly versatile, she is an excellent relationship builder and team player.  Through her careful attention to operations personnel, she successfully reduced vacancy rates by over 30%.  However, she is an excellent trainer (having a background in training) which allowed her to design, develop, market and measure the national college relations strategy resulting in 125% improvement of new college hires.  Very personable with solid communication skills.  She also  actively set the strategic direction of the On-boarding program for all new non-exempt employees resulting in a 5% improvement in retention.  Bi-lingual, Bachelors and Masters degrees#RF081012


PRESIDENT - Tenured, bilingual, experienced dynamic leader.  Has operated for 7 years in a high growth casual theme restaurant concept on the West Coast with over 140 restaurants and $325 Million in revenue.  Natural flair for R&D, menu development and building sales.  Previously held the Vice President of Operations position for a high profile restaurant company overseeing over $100 Million in volume.  Truly a unique individual who has a passion for the restaurant industry.  He balances his creative flair with his drive for profits.  BA Salary $200K+.    #RF081013


FOODSERVICE DIRECTOR - Over 10 years of foodservice experience in both a restaurant and contract feeding environments.  Currently employed by one of the top three contract feeding corporations where he has been for almost five years.  Responsibilities include the supervision of a large B&I account consisting of three properties and servicing a population of 2,600.  Further responsibilities include annual budget forecasting, management and hourly staffing and development, daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly operating expense control.  Actively involved in advertising, marketing and merchandising decisions, menu development and rollouts, retail marketing, and operations.  BS Degree.  #RF081014


REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF FINANCE - Seasoned foodservice professional, very sharp and highly motivated with 10 years of finance, accounting and operational experience.  Venues include the fast-paced environments of airports, stadiums, casinos, turnpike travel plazas, and healthcare food service accounts.  Currently employed by a well-known contract feeding company with financial responsibility for over 55 healthcare foodservice accounts totaling $120 Million in annual revenue.  During his tenure he reduced delinquent accounts receivable balances throughout the regions by 30% through persistent contact with clients, as well as the development of creative payment plans.  Previous experience with one of the top 5 contract feeders.  BS, MBA  #RF081015


DIRECTOR OF MARKETING - 8 years of Field and Corporate Marketing experience with an innovator in the fast food pizza segment.  During this period the franchise grew from $10 Million to over $100 Million in revenue.  Sales grew over 17% annually.  Managed a $10 Million marketing budget.  BA and Masters. #RF081018


DIRECTOR OF NUTRITION SERVICES - Very sharp and highly knowledgeable foodservice professional with over 20 years experience in healthcare feeding – virtually all of it in a hospital setting.  Most recently responsible for a 500+ bed hospital with annual revenues in excess of $3.8 Million.  During his tenure he improved patient satisfaction scores by 35% which maintaining the cost effectiveness of the account.  Licensed dietitian, BA & MA Degreed.  Nationally relocatable.  #RF081019


DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS – FAST CASUAL - Since 1996, this individual has built this region to over 100 units in the fast casual segment.  Strong in marketing, training, operations and human resources.  Received awards for profits, and top line sales.  Began his career with 10 years of full service restaurant experience.  Held positions of Assistant General Manager, General Manager and Area Director.  Highly performance driven, result- oriented and thrives on a challenge.  BA, MBA Salary $106K.  #RF081020


GENERAL MANAGER - Profit and people oriented leader offering more than 13 years of foodservice experience.  Well versed in both the operations and sales side of the business.  Most recently employed by one of the top three contract feeders nationwide where he manages daily operations for a cafeteria, daycare center, convenience store and catering department of a B&I account accommodating more than 2,000 people on a daily basis.  Responsibilities include P&L, short and long-term business objective, inventory control, staff development and quality control.  #RF081023


VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING - Increased sales over 5% in 2002.  The industry average was 1.4%.  Began his career on the agency side.  Has held significant field marketing positions with prominent pizza and burger chains.  Experience as Vice President of Marketing for companies from 250 to 1,000 restaurants.  Experience has ranged from coast to coast.  Currently responsible for a 600 unit casual restaurant concept.  Innovative marketer who knows how to build a brand and instrumental in repositioning concepts. BA  #RF081024


DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION - 16 years of progressive construction management experience.  Began his career at Friday’s as a Project Manager.  Overseeing the construction of 20+ restaurants.  In his current position for a 200+ unit multi-concept restaurant company, he has been instrumental in the development of 2 new prototype concepts overseeing all new construction, remodels and facilities.  Bachelors in Architecture.  Salary $96K.   #RF081025


SCHOOL FOODSERVICE DIRECTOR - Very devoted foodservice professional with only 2 employers in the past 20 years.  Most recently responsible for all aspects of administration and operation of the district’s foodservice program – an urban district of 48,000 students with an $18 Million annual budget.  Responsible for directing and supervising over 300 staff including program administration, school and central kitchen foodservice staff, clerical, custodial, and driver staff.  Also, a past member of the Executive Board of the American School Foodservice Association (ASFSA).  One of her references stated he has found her to “To be highly professional in her work and compassionate in her relationship with employees … has demonstrated the ability to rise to those challenges”.  Highly relocatable.  BS Degree.  #RF081026


DIRECTOR OF FRANCHISE SALES - “Highly Talented, Sales Driven, Natural Closer."  Immediate supervisor stressed he generated $11 Million in first year in franchise sales, generated over $1 Million in 2002.  Experience with 2 companies during his 10 year career.  Has produced collateral media material, marketing materials, restructured and filed UFOC’s.  Experience in US and Canadian franchising.  Aggressive individual who loves to close.  Currently with a $700 Million+ national restaurant company.  BA, MBA    Salary $80K. #RF081037


CORPORATE/REGIONAL CHEF - Responsible for all culinary activity for this cutting edge restaurant concept.  Oversees a field staff of 60 culinarians and chefs.  Oversees all new product development, ensuring cohesive product rollouts.  Creative chef who knows how to manage people, sell ideas and keeps an eye on costing and profitability at all times.  During his early career worked at two of the finest 5 star restaurants and hotels.  Has participated in numerous NRA competitions and a past member of the U.S. Culinary Olympic teams.  Salary and location open. #RF081027


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR - 18+ years of foodservice experience, 10 of which have been handling multiple units.  Currently accountable for total management operations and sales.  Very sharp handling as many as 45 different locations including restaurants.  Accomplishments include improving the district frame $500K loss to an $85K + profit and decreasing labor cost by 20% by adjusting labor schedules and recruiting, hiring and training a strong management staff.  Highly computer literate with experience in MS Word, Excel and Power Point.  An excellent leader with the ability to communicate effectively, maintain strong cost controls as well as maintain the respect of his colleagues. #RF081028


DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS – FAST CASUAL OPERATION - Experienced with Taco Bell, Baja Fresh and a successful bakery concept in operations overseeing up to 25 units.  Bilingual began his career with a highly successful coffee shop concept.  Held positions of Director of Training and Director of Operations for this 70 unit chain on the West coast.  BA   Salary $76K. #RF081041

VICE PRESIDENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES - MBA, BA distinguished speaker, trainer, highly recognized in the restaurant industry as a progressive innovative executive. Most recently, the Vice President of Human Resources for a 500+ unit, national chain overseeing a staff of 30 with over $3 Million budget and 25,000+ employees.  She has a well-balanced background in all aspects of human resources during this 20 year career.  Extensive experience dealing with unions and successful at developing a proactive non-union environment.  She is a team builder with a very visible presence in her employer’s top management team.  Salary open.  #RF081029


REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS - HEALTHCARE - Management professional with demonstrated success in new business development and managing operations to improve quality and decrease costs through strong analysis leadership and implementation of training programs and systems.  Currently with a large, well-known retail company where he oversees all aspects for 9 accounts in the Northeast including profit and loss responsibility, recruiting, training, development and new business.  Over 20 years of industry experience including previous experience with Aramark.  Very customer service oriented.  Was able to manage several start-ups of new accounts over a 3-year period while maintaining relations of all his other accounts.  Based in the Midwest.  BA, MA  #RF081030


DIRECTOR OF TRAINING - 9+ years of training program development, implementing field and classroom training programs, and overseeing a field staff.  Progressive director who developed and implemented a computer driven, kitchen classroom environment to bring consistency to the field for this 150+ unit casual theme restaurant chain.  Prior experience with an operation of 100+ units with 3 franchises as Director of Training.  10 years of prior multi-unit operations experience, registered trainer with the Education Foundation of the NRA, certified DDI Trainer and Facilitator.  Bachelor’s Degree in Education.  #RF081031


FOODSERVICE DIRECTOR - Over 10 years of professional foodservice management experience.  Currently overseeing six retail operations at a university dining account in the South.  Responsibilities include accounting, payroll, inventory control, human resources, purchasing and overseeing construction projects.  Very familiar with both the operational and culinary side of the business.  Through the course of his career, he has served two United States Presidents.  Dynamic individual who thrives on a new challenge.  AOS & BS Degree.  #RF081032


VICE PRESIDENT – LEGAL & GENERAL COUNSEL - Very sharp corporate attorney having been with only three companies in a 20-year period.  Currently employed by a well-known contract feeding company with accounts throughout the country.  Experience includes negotiating and executing mergers, acquisitions and divestitures of various regional foodservice companies, negotiating and restructuring various working capital and guidance loan agreements, complex insurance and EEOC claims, public offering, 144A offering, orchestrating all aspects of Chapter 11 proceeding from filing to emergency and established company-wide licensing and contracts administration for over 850 locations.  Fluent in Spanish.  BA, JD#RF081033