Joins CMI of Virginia, Inc., a franchisee of Kentucky Fried Chicken as a cook in Keyser, WV
Opens Bobby’s Market in New Creek, WV
Promoted to Shift Supervisor at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Keyser, WV
Promoted to Assistant Manager at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Keyser, WV
Closed Bobby’s Market
Transfers to LaVale, MD as an Assistant Manager at Kentucky Fried Chicken
Transfers to Charles Town, WV as an Assistant Manager at Kentucky Fried Chicken
Attends Kentucky Fried Chicken University in Louisville, KY
Transfers and is promoted to Manager at Kentucky Fried Chicken in New Martinsville, WV.
Transfers to Kentucky Fried Chicken in Charles Town, WV as Manager
Transfers to Chantilly, VA to open a Kentucky Fried Chicken as Manager
Named CMI Manager of the Year and promoted to Area Manager
Assumes responsibility for multi-unit operations of Kentucky Fried Chicken in Reisterstown, Westminster and Frederick, MD
Adds Charles Town, WV to area of responsibility
Opens Frederick, MD #2
Adds two Hagerstown restaurants to area of responsibility
Adds Martinsburg, WV to responsibility
CMI of Virginia, Inc. sells KFC restaurants. Opened 5 new KFC during my ten years with the brand.
Joined Cornett Management Company (same franchisee) and becomes a franchisee of Kenny Rogers Roasters
Moved to Pittsburgh, PA to open Kenny Rogers Roasters restaurants in Squirrel Hill, Bridgeville & Monroeville, PA as an Area Manager.
Cornett Management Company sells their Kenny Rogers Roasters restaurants to KRR, Inc. based in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
Moved back to Maryland to oversee operations for KRR, Inc in Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Washington, DC
Promoted to Director of Operations of Kenny Rogers Roasters, Inc. overseeing operations from Savannah, GA to Lansing, MI.
Resigned from Kenny Rogers Roasters after opening 19 new locations and assisting in the acquisition of 16 franchise locations
Accepted a position as an Assistant Manager of Silver Diner in Tysons Corner, VA
Accepted a position as District Manager for bw-3 (later becomes Buffalo Wild Wings) and moved to Cincinnati, OH/Florence, KY.
Promoted to Director of Operations of Buffalo Wild Wings and moved to Minneapolis, MN.
Promoted to Sr. Director of Company Operations with Buffalo Wild Wings.
Terminated from Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. During my tenure opened 68 new locations, six years of positive SSS growth and supervised eight Multi-unit operators overseeing 80 restaurants.
Approved as a franchisee of Buffalo Wild Wings and join Thom Kreusch and Steve Wheat in forming High 5, LLC
Begin construction of our first Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in Bear, DE
BWW Bear opens!
Named New Franchisee of the Year for 2005
Open our second BWW in Dover, DE
Middletown, DE becomes our third BWW location
BWW opens on Limestone Road in Wilmington to mark our 4th opening
Open BWW Newark, DE
Open our first Maryland location in Bel Air, MD
BWW Founders Award winner
SBA Entrepreneurial Success Award – National Winner
Met with President Obama in the Oval Office of the White House
Delaware Restauranteur of the Year
Opened our 7th location in Rehoboth Beach, DE
BWW Salisbury, MD marks the 8th BWW location
Acquired the 16 Mile Taphouse in Newark, DE making it our first independent venture
Closed the 16 Mile Taphouse and reopened as the Stone Balloon Alehouse
Acquired minority interest in Touch of Italy, a Lewes, DE restaurant group