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Restaruant Executive

Merchantville, NJ
January 20, 2023

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Twenty years in hospitality, from Fine Dining to QSR, building successful

teams at the regional and national level. Has consistently driven results through an unyielding belief that operational success is ultimately a byproduct of people development. Have repeatedly grown organizations with a focus on systems, infrastructure, and strong execution strategies. Noted areas of strength in brand development, turnarounds, emerging concepts, mergers & acquisitions, and multi-market leadership. EXPERIENCE

Executive Vice President, The Singelyn Group, NY/NJ/PA — 2018–Present Oversee senior leadership in Operations, Training, Finance, IT, Human Resources, and Development of a nationally recognized franchisee. Responsible for over $120MM in annual volume. Developed the HR, Training, and Facilities Departments. Increased profitability by 8 points through implementation of standardized scheduling and COGS management systems, reducing both expenses across all units. Doubled the size of the organization in 2 years through a series of mergers and acquisitions, culminating with a 40 unit acquisition in Upstate NY. Reduced turnover by 75% through implementing advanced recruiting, training, and retention systems.

Director of Operations, Boca Restaurant Group, KY/MD/IA/OH — 2017-2018 Responsible for the NRO of the Nada Cocktails & Tacos Brand. Vice President of Operations, TTT Restaurants, Hoboken, NJ - 2012 to 2017 Operations Partner, brought organization from a single unit to multiple locations spanning from Boston to Philadelphia prior to selling in 2017. Developed and oversaw Area Directors, Franchise Ops Partners, and Department Heads in HR, Training, Catering, and Marketing in three major markets. Increased system controllable profit by 15% through implementing commissary and co-packer programs, eliminating inconsistencies and reducing COGS variances by 2%, providing an additional $150K annually in EBITDA.


107 W Maple Ave

Merchantville, NJ 08109

Director of Operations, Saxbys, Philadelphia, PA - 2009 - 2012 Initially overseeing the Philadelphia Area, became the Director of Operations. Accountable for a combination of corporate and franchised locations in multiple markets across the Mid-Atlantic and Texas. Developed a standardized, modular training program and implemented criteria for certifying training managers, developing training locations in each market. Increased CP by an average of 8% in the Mid-Atlantic through standardizing the menu offering and execution. Transitioned multiple units from franchised into corporate locations.

General Manager, Areas USA, Newark, NJ - 2005 - 2009 Operated 10 full-service bar and restaurant concepts with annual sales of

$36MM across three terminals in Newark Liberty International Airport. Full responsibility for FOH and BOH operations. Increased same-unit sales through a floor-plan restructure, decreasing scope of server sections while increasing table-turns. Implemented systems for ordering, shift routines, and sales forecasting.


The Fenwick Group, LLC - General Manager

Wegmans Food Markets - Chef


University of the Arts — BS in Industrial Design, 2004 SKILLS

Customer Care, Budgets and Forecasting, Partnership Management, Multi-Market, Multi-Concept, Concept-Development, Human Resources, Mergers & Acquisitions, Leadership Development, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, ServSafe Proctor

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