Eric Lavinder

Eric is a seasoned operator and business development leader with proven success in food service, real estate and finance. Eric has especially deep expertise in maximizing the operational performance and sales results of quick service franchise restaurants. Eric honed this results-driven approach during his tenure at Quiznos -an innovator in toasted sub sandwiches. Eric’s roles included Director of Non-traditional Operations & Business Development, Regional Director, and Lead Franchise Business Consultant. Eric has a unique ability to understand and manage the multi-faceted strategic imperatives of a business while leading teams on the ground to execute the fundamentals. He is dedicated to raising brand standards and is passionate about enabling franchise partners to succeed. Prior to his work in the restaurant industry, Eric served as the Director of Operations at GPL – a real estate firm. He also served as a Field Service Sales Representative at Deutsche Bank. Eric is a graduate of Radford University and currently resides near Philadelphia with his family.