Donatos will add a number of new members to its govt crew efficient Jan. 3, in response to a press launch.
Tony Capuano will take the function of vp of franchise operations. A 3rd-generation member of the Donatos founding household, Capuano has spent the previous three years in ops Improvement and district supervisor roles inside the firm serving most just lately as a district supervisor for 5 firm eating places.
“Tony has already made an influence in his time at Donatos,” Kevin King, president of Donatos, mentioned within the press launch. “In his new function, he could have the chance to work straight with our franchise companions to assist them construct their gross sales and profitability. We’re excited for him to be on this function and are assured he’ll proceed our nice relationship with our franchise companions.”
Cheryl Bergsman will tackle the newly created function of vp of subject coaching and ops excellence. Bergsman brings greater than 32 years of Donatos subject operations expertise to the function and a ardour for supporting operations by means of coaching and growth. Most just lately, she has spent the previous three years because the vp of firm operations the place she led the Columbus firm eating places by means of the challenges they confronted throughout the pandemic.
“Cheryl’s management in our firm eating places the previous three years has been unbelievable,” mentioned King. “She helped information our associates by means of unprecedented occasions. We’re actually excited for her to have the ability to put her ardour for individuals and coaching to nice use on this necessary new function that’s important as our model continues to develop.”
Brian Thompson will function the vp of firm operations. Thompson has greater than 30 years of subject restaurant expertise with Donatos. He has been each a normal supervisor and a district supervisor in Columbus, and for the previous 12 years he has served because the vp for restaurant operations for Titan Restaurant Group, a Donatos franchise accomplice, throughout which he oversaw 40 eating places throughout three states.
“Brian is a results-oriented chief with a monitor document for driving gross sales, enhancing profitability, and rising individuals,” King mentioned. “He possesses a management lens from inside and outdoors the Columbus market that may improve our open-minded tradition and encourage even better innovation.”
Donatos operates 173 conventional eating places and 258 non-traditional areas.