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"Our business is your success."

 OVERVIEW

Rick LeSage is a highly successful multi-brand operational leader specializing in fast casual and full-service restaurant brands.  As a Senior Executive, he has recruited and developed top-level talent, supervised operations, developed marketing programs resulting in increased sales growth and implemented expense management tactics to improve profitability for the restaurant brands he supervised.

Rick was responsible for over 35 new built locations and 10 brand renovation changes accountable for hiring and development of the multi-unit operators and overseeing the construction,
FFE and turnover process to the operational teams.  His area of expertise includes brand expansion, securing top talent driving top line sales while reducing costs, turnaround situations, and improving execution to deliver a memorable guest experience.

Rick has his own independent consulting firm since 2014, developing start-ups and implementing efficiencies strategies and commercial financing for businesses to become more successful. He provides a strategic approach to improving your costs and creating a more efficient operation.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • New Store Development
  • Executive Operations with Multi-Brand Management
  • Implemented Catering Call Center
  • Launching New Restaurant Concept
  • Recruiting, Selection, Training, and Development
  • Operational Efficiencies
  • Infrastructure Supporting Scalability
  • Kitchen Enhancements
  • Commercial Financing


 DRIVERS/MOTIVATORS

  • Integrity; Doing what’s right!
  • Finding effective solutions for issues affecting business performance
  • Building and mentoring high performing teams
  • Bringing executive vision to reality
  • Utilizing financial numbers to drive operational design and structure
  • Providing valuable and timely objective feedback to company management
  • Volunteerism, Giving back to our community


 BACKGROUND

  • Northwest Consultants, LLC
  • Vice President Operation, Sbarro, August 2012 to March 2014
  • COO/Operations Director; Synergy, Pacific Management, Inc.  May 1997 to August 2012
  • District Manager, Coco’s; 1980 to 1997


 

 

 

 

Rick LeSage

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