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 coaching and mentorship, creative strategies and improved workflow.
Ortiz brings with him over 14 years of finance, strategy and organizational leadership experience, much of which has been within the quick-service restaurant industry. He most recently held the position of director of finance at Bakemark and has also led successful teams at CKE Restaurant Holdings Inc., BJ’s Restaurants, YUM! Brands and Panda Restaurant Group.
“Joseph has a wide variety of experience working in the restaurant industry with both large and mid-sized companies, and he brings a wealth of financial, organizational and leadership skills that we know will benefit the Farmer Boys brand and team members immensely ,” says David Wetzel, president of Farmer Boys.
Founded in 1981, Farmer Boys® is a farm-to-table fast-casual restaurant chain that currently operates restaurants in California and Nevada. For more information, visit www.farmerboys.com.
SOURCE: Farmer Boys®