Killer Burger Appoints Head of Operations

by Katie Lee

Portland, Ore. — Killer Burger, a growing better burger concept, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Matt Distler as head of operations, effective immediately. In this role, Distler will spearhead the company’s strategic operations and oversee the operations team as they continue to focus on delivering the best possible experience to Killer Burger’s guests.

Distler joins Killer Burger with more than 20 years of experience in growing best-in-class teams and a strong understanding of how to enhance successful brands through developing and empowering engaged teams and individuals. An accomplished multi-unit restaurant leader, he most recently served as director of operations at Shari’s Management Corporation, before being appointed to vice president of shared services. Prior to this role, he spent over 7 years as a regional director of operations at Red Robin.

“We are excited to have Matt join the Killer Burger team,” says John Dikos, chief executive officer of Killer Burger. “A proven leader with deep operational expertise and a passion for empowering teams will be invaluable as we look to continue to expand the business and look for ways to further enhance the experience of our team members and guests in tandem.”

Founded in 2008 in Portland, Ore., Killer Burger operates 20 company-owned and franchised locations in the Pacific Northwest. Killer Burger continues to expand throughout the Pacific Northwest and the Mountain West through strategic company-owned and franchised growth. For more information, visit




SOURCE: Killer Burger

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