Juice It Up! Elevates Susan Taylor to President and CEO

Irvine, Calif. — Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading handcrafted smoothie, açaí bowl and raw juice chains, has promoted Susan Taylor to president and chief executive officer. She joined Juice It Up!’s senior leadership team last September as

NewGround Promotes Director of Interior Design

Chesterfield, Mo. — NewGround, a St. Louis-based innovative architecture, design and project management firm, has promoted Susan Fischer to director of interior design, effective July 27, with Jill Schumaier’s impending retirement later this year. Fischer has 15 years of commercial

Bed Bath & Beyond Adds New Executive Vice President

Union, N.J. — Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has named Lynda Markoe as executive vice president, chief people & culture officer. She has extensive industry experience from over 30 years at major retailers and will join Bed Bath & Beyond

Refrigerated Solutions Group Makes Executive Changes

Hudson, Wis. — Refrigerated Solutions Group (RSG), an industry leader in refrigerated equipment, has made several executive changes. Kevin Fink will be transitioning out of his CEO role effective July 31st, as part of a planned transition following the sale

Trademark Property Company Hires New Vice President of Experience

Fort Worth, Texas — Trademark Property Company, the Fort Worth, Texas-based retail and mixed-use development, investment and institutional services firm, is taking its focus on experiential retail and guest experiences to the next level with hire of Chuck Steelman as

Farmer Boys Names New VP of Finance and Accounting

Riverside, Calif. — Farmer Boys® has hired restaurant industry and finance veteran Joseph Ortiz to serve as its new vice president of finance and accounting. In this position, Ortiz is responsible for leading the finance and accounting teams through proactive

Sport Clips Haircuts Names New CEO

Georgetown, Texas — According to its founder, Gordon Logan, the Sport Clips Haircuts board of directors has elected Edward Logan to succeed him as the new CEO of Sport Clips, Inc., the franchisor of the Sport Clips Haircuts system. “Edward

Restaurant Technologies Taps Subway Veteran to Support Next Growth Stage

Minneapolis — Leading casual and quick-serve restaurant brand veteran Aric Nissen has joined Restaurant Technologies as chief marketing officer. Previously, Nissen served as vice president of revenue management for Subway, helping build out revenue strategies for the global chain. His

Farmer Boys Promotes John Lucas to VP of Brand Consistency

Riverside, Calif. — Farmer Boys®, the fast-casual concept known for its award-winning burgers and exceptional service, has promoted John Lucas to vice president of brand consistency. Previously, he was director of franchise operations. In this new role, Lucas is responsible

Office Depot Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Boca Raton, Fla. — Office Depot, Inc. has appointed D. Anthony Scaglione as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective July 20, 2020. As CFO, Scaglione will report directly to CEO Gerry Smith and be a member of the

DWM Promotes Joe Mercado to Director, Facilities Maintenance

Orlando, Fla. — DWM has promoted Joe Mercado to director, facilities maintenance, from his previous position as operations manager. In his new role, Mercado will provide a more consistent and equitable process across the Facilities Maintenance division while allowing DWM’s

CAP Hires National Sales Executive

Salt Lake City — Commercial Asset Preservation, LLC (CAP), a nationwide provider of maintenance, repair and inspection services for operating and vacant retail, restaurant, medical, office and industrial real estate, has hired Samuel Cerminaro, Jr. as a national sales executive.

GATES Construction Hires New Controller

Bonita Springs, Fla. — GATES Construction has added Nicole Robinson, CPA, as controller. She will oversee the firm’s accounting staff, including staff and project accountants, and will manage the production and management of all reports and accounting records. As a

Farmer Boys Promotes SVP of Operations to President & COO

Riverside, Calif. — Farmer Boys®, the farm fresh fast-casual chain, has named David Wetzel, its current senior vice president of operations, as its new president and chief operating officer. The promotion comes alongside the announcement that Farmer Boys’ current president

TouchBistro Names New Chief Financial Officer

Toronto — TouchBistro, an all-in-one POS platform for restaurants, has hired John Doolittle to join its executive leadership team as chief financial officer. As CFO, Doolittle will guide the transformation of TouchBistro’s financial structure to prepare for its future growth,

Dine Brands Global, Inc. Begins CEO Search

Glendale, Calif. — The board of directors of Dine Brands Global, Inc. has retained executive search firm Spencer Stuart to assist the company in identifying an individual to succeed its chief executive officer, Steve Joyce. Joyce’s employment agreement expires February

Agilysys Names New Chief Financial Officer

Alpharetta, Ga. — Agilysys, Inc., a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, will promote Dave Wood, its current vice president – corporate strategy and investor relations, to chief financial officer on June 1, 2020. The appointment

Hera Lighting Promotes Director, Business Development

Norcross, Ga. — Hera Lighting has promoted Dustin Carpenter to director, business development. He will lead Hera’s business development team as they work together to serve all retailers in North America. “As partnerships with large retailers continue to grow for

sweetgreen Names Former Starbucks EVP as COO

Los Angeles — sweetgreen, the seasonal restaurant with the mission of connecting people to real food, has hired Starbucks veteran Chris Carr as its new chief operations officer. “Chris’ values and leadership skills will make for an exceptional addition to

Batteries Plus Hires New Director of Franchise Development

Hartland, Wis. — Batteries Plus, the leading omnichannel retailer of batteries, specialty light bulbs and phone repair services, has added Joe Malmuth as director of franchise development. He joined the Batteries Plus team on May 11, 2020. In his new

R&R BBQ Names Industry Veteran as President

Lehi, Utah — On May 7, 2020, R&R BBQ appointed industry veteran Neil Harfert as president to lead the fast-growing restaurant chain in its next chapter of growth. Founders Rod and Roger Livingston, who are brothers, will be retiring to

High Times Taps Brand and Retail Veteran as New Chief Executive

Los Angeles — Hightimes Holding Corp., the owner of High Times®, the most well-known brand in cannabis, has appointed Peter Horvath, former chief commercialization officer of American Eagle Outfitters and former chief operating officer at Victoria’s Secret, as the company’s

ShopOne REIT Promotes COO and SVP, Property Management

New York — ShopOne Centers REIT Inc., a leading owner, operator and manager of high-quality grocery-anchored shopping centers, has promoted Bob Dake to chief operating officer and Tom Shine to senior vice president, property management. Dake previously served as ShopOne’s

TravelCenters of America Begins Company-Wide Reorganization

Westlake, Ohio — TravelCenters of America Inc. has commenced a company-wide reorganization, which is a key step in the company’s strategic, long term plan to improve its operational efficiency and profitability. The reorganization plan includes significant leadership changes with the