Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. Names Interim CFO

Syracuse, N.Y. — Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc. has named Timothy J. LaLonde as interim chief financial officer, interim treasurer and interim vice president. The company is conducting a search for a permanent CFO to replace the late Paul R. Flanders,

GPS Hospitality Names Senior Vice President of Operations

Atlanta — GPS Hospitality, one the nation’s largest franchisees of BURGER KING® and Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen restaurants, has promoted Mike Kovac to senior vice president of operations. Previously, he was vice president of operations, where he achieved consecutive yearly sales

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Expands Executive Leadership Team

Atlanta — Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a leading fast-casual cafe concept, has appointed five industry veterans to the company’s corporate leadership team: Rob Collins as chief marketing officer, Pete Ward as general counsel, Paul Marsden as chief financial officer, Jaime Denney