In the Black Partners

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Thomas A. Sacco

Partner

Overview

Tom Sacco is a results-driven, C-level executive (CEO and COO), who builds value through turning opportunity into profit through vision and team-building.  Tom brings over 30 years of diversified accomplishment-laden experience in leadership roles within the restaurant, food service, retail, technology and construction industries which has resulted in successful sales building, margin improvement and balance sheet management without compromising guest service or quality.  Tom is an Entrepreneur, Corporate Officer and Franchisor with expertise in Casual Dining, Fast Casual, Polished Casual, Bar & Nightclub, Family Dining and QSR having worked in all sizes of organizations and structures (public, venture capital, private equity, and family owned).

 

Core Competencies

  • Financial Planning, Budgeting, Project Management and Analysis
  • Sales Building, Margin Improvement, and Shareholder Growth
  • Strategic Brand and Cultural Change Agent
  • Corporate Restaurant, Corporate Retail, Franchisor Restaurant and Independent Restaurant Experience
  • Business and Financial Turnaround and Workout Expertise
  • Development, Growth and Expansion Strategies – Domestic and International
  • Multidisciplinary business oversight including Marketing, Operations, Menu Engineering/R&D, IT, Supply Chain, Social Media, Site Selection, Construction, and Training
  • Multi-Site, Multi-Unit Supervision and Guidance


 

Drivers

  • Returning to, or Improving, Profitability and Cash Flow
  • Building, Developing and Mentoring Successful, High Performing Teams
  • Identifying and Solving Problems
  • Passionate, Servant’s Heart-Focused Guest Service
  • Sales and Unit Growth through Scalable Sustainability


 

Background

  • CEO - Homestyle Dining LLC dba Ponderosa Steakhouse, Bonanza Steakhouse, Cole’s Backyard Grill, Bonanza Steak & BBQ (Private Equity)
  • COO - Ghirardelli Chocolate Shoppes (Private Equity)
  • COO – Wyatt’s Cafeteria (Private Equity)
  • VP Operations - FOX Sports Grill (Joint Venture with FOX Sports)
  • VP Business Development – MIRUS Software-as-a-Solution (Venture Capital)
  • VP Business Development – DAVACO Construction (Family Owned)
  • Director Operations – BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse (Publicly Traded NASDAQ)