Farmer Boys, Has Announced 3 Impressive Promotions and New Talent Acquisitions in the Last Month

Farmer Boys®, the farm fresh fast casual chain known for its award-winning burgers and exceptional service, has announced two internal team member promotions and a new talent acquisition. The brand promoted David Wetzel, the senior vice president of operations and a quick-service industry veteran, to President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Wetzel is responsible for driving overall brand strategy, corporate and franchised development, and restaurant performance. Farmer Boys also promoted their Director of Franchise Operations, John Lucas, to Vice President of Brand Consistency where he will be responsible for ensuring consistent brand standards and delivering a high quality, reliable guest experience in every restaurant across the system.

The concept hired restaurant industry and finance veteran, Joseph Ortiz, to serve as the Vice President of Finance and Accounting. In this position, Ortiz is responsible for leading the finance and accounting teams through proactive coaching and mentorship, creative strategies, and improved workflow. Ortiz brings with him over 14 years of finance, strategy and organizational leadership experience.

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(L) David Wetzel (M) John Lucas (R) Jospeh Ortiz

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