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Scooter's Coffee Bolsters Executive Team; Plans 25 Locations in 2016

Omaha, Neb. — After a record-breaking year of expansion in 2015, Scooter's Coffee is positioning itself for even more growth in 2016. The national franchise has made significant changes to its executive team, which will equip the company with the industry expertise and resources it needs to accelerate its strategic growth plan.

FireKing Appoints Executive Vice President – Sales and Marketing

New Albany, Ind. — FireKing Security Group has hired Jim Poteet as executive vice president – sales and marketing, reporting to CEO Mark Essig. With more than 24 years of experience, Poteet will have over-arching sales and marketing responsibility for all safe product and commercial service activities at FireKing.

Burger 21 Plans Brand Refresh & More Than 20 New Restaurants

Tampa, Fla. — Burger 21® signed six new franchise agreements in 2015, representing six future restaurants, including the brand's first locations in Pennsylvania, Texas and Arkansas. In 2016, the brand will debut its first hybrid, freestanding restaurant and one of the first steps in a brand refresh plan announced last year. Also, to kick off 2016, Burger 21 opened its 21st restaurant in January and has more than 20 franchised restaurants in development in 11 states.

U.S. PAVEMENT Services, Inc. Named Contractor of the Year

Charlotte, N.C. — Woburn, Mass.-based U.S. PAVEMENT Services, Inc. was named the Number 1 contractor for 2016 by Pavement Maintenance and Reconstruction Magazine from a pool of over 20,000 paving and paving maintenance contractors. The award was accepted at the National Pavement Expo (NPE) by founder and CEO, Mike Musto.

CVS Health Introduces First CVS Pharmacy Locations Within Target Stores

Woonsocket, R.I., and Minneapolis — CVS Health and Target Corporation have opened the first CVS Pharmacy locations in Target stores. The new locations are in the Charlotte, N.C., market. The pharmacies, located in Hickory, Monroe, Morrisville, Raleigh, Matthews and Wesley Chapel, are being operated through a store-within-a-store format and are branded CVS Pharmacy.

Togo's Promotes Two C-Level Executives

San Jose, Calif. — Togo's Eateries, LLC has promoted two senior vice presidents to c-level positions. Susan Koch, former senior vice president of finance, has been named chief financial officer, and Todd Peterson, former senior vice president of franchise development, has been named chief development officer. Koch and Peterson will continue to play instrumental roles in the revitalization and expansion of Togo's.

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