Meet the Executives

Sam Lundy


Sam is a recognized industry expert with an impressive record of accomplishment in the franchise restaurant and food sectors spanning start-up, turn around and high growth ventures. Sam most recently served as President/Chief Operating Officer of Cheeburger Cheeburger Restaurants, Inc., ...


Kevin Patrick


Kevin is a finance and strategy leader with more than two decades of experience in corporate development, financial analysis and management, strategic and financial planning, budgeting and forecasting. He has led and participated in $30 billion of international and domestic ...


Jennifer Erdman

VP Brand and Development

Jennifer is a world-class brand builder combining strategic and creative thinking to elevate businesses in the hearts and minds of customers. Jennifer’s expertise in integrated marketing communications across all media channels has helped her to shape the identities of powerful global brands. ...


Brian Curry

Director of Marketing

Brian is a creative brand marketer with significant marketing and advertising experience in the franchise restaurant industry. Brian works to articulate brand strategy and formulate high impact marketing plans that he implements across store design and signage, menu creation, website development, ...


Eric Lavinder

Director of Operations

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 ...


Kathryn Otis

Director of Training

Kathryn is a restaurant operations professional with extensive experience in both corporate and franchised environments. She has a strong track record of success acting in consultative roles to franchisees and restaurant managers for building strong business plans that maximize sales growth. ...


Joe Amodio

Director of Franchise Development

Joe is a franchise development veteran who earned an industry-wide reputation as a rainmaker with hundreds of franchises sold during his 30-year career in the restaurant and hospitality business. Joe is a consummate entrepreneur with a passion for scaling innovative dining concepts into significant franchise businesses. ...