People

Our people are our most valuable asset – they are skilled problem solvers that embrace challenges and turn them into opportunities. We have worked to create a fun, creative atmosphere that nurtures our values and our commitment to quality, and rewards excellence. This atmosphere has helped us attract talented professionals in our industry whose main objective is to create memorable experiences for the thousands of guests that visit our restaurants each day.

Executive Team

  • Elie Khoury
    Elie Khoury
    President & CEO
  • Lee Cuicchi
    Lee Cuicchi
    Chief Operating Officer

Advisory Board

  • Randall Howard
    Randall Howard
    Board Member
  • David Waguespack
    David Waguespack
    Board Member
  • Nick Mayer
    Nick Mayer
    Board Member
  • Ray Harrigill
    Ray Harrigill
    Board Member

Operations and Support

  • Keith Bennett
    Keith Bennett
    Vice President - Operations Wendy's
  • Mario Billingsley
    Mario Billingsley
    District Manager - Wendy's
  • Faris Bushnaq
    Faris Bushnaq
    Managing Partner - Mazza Mediterranean
  • Shandreka Chaney
    Shandreka Chaney
    Area Coach - Taco Bell
  • Chris Curry
    Chris Curry
    Director of Operations - Hotels
  • Mike DeVito
    Mike DeVito
    District Manager - Wendy's
  • Melissa Ellison
    Melissa Ellison
    Area Coach - Taco Bell
  • Joe Fortner
    Joe Fortner
    District Manager - Wendy's
  • Twanda Giles
    Twanda Giles
    District Manager - Wendy's
  • Kierre Hunter
    Kierre Hunter
    Recruiting Coordinator
  • Lindsey Lee
    Lindsey Lee
    Executive Assistant to CEO & Office Manager
  • Nicholas Moret
    Nicholas Moret
    Director of Operations - Taco Bell
  • Marcy McNicol
    Marcy McNicol
    Payroll & Benefits Manager - Human Resources Coordinator
  • Traci Pham
    Traci Pham
    Loss Prevention Manager
  • Gary Potter
    Gary Potter
    Director of Facilities & Project Management
  • Roberta Potter
    Roberta Potter
    District Manager - Wendy's
  • Tom Riley
    Tom Riley
    Vice President - Finance & Corporate Controller
  • Shanta Shorty
    Shanta Shorty
    Area Coach - Taco Bell
  • John Thiboduaux
    John Thiboduaux
    Area Coach - Taco Bell
  • Jason Wadsworth
    Jason Wadsworth
    District Manager - Wendy's
  • Bill Weinhardt
    Bill Weinhardt
    District Manager - Wendy's
  • Daniel Weinhardt
    Daniel Weinhardt
    District Manager - Wendy's