Consultants To Management

"Our business is your success."

Jerry Heilpern, MBA, CFBE, FMP


“Every day you have two choices, continue to sleep with your dreams or wake up and chase them....the choice is yours. Good morning!"



Jerry Heilpern brings to the table over 30 years of restaurant and hospitality experience with major Casual Dining Brands. After completing a Chef's Apprentice program and a BA in Finance and Economics from Wayne State University, Jerry worked in the national chain, franchise, and emerging brand environments. Eventually returning to school, Jerry received a Masters Degree in Business Administration and is currently working on a Doctorate in Business Administration with a marketing specialization. Jerry serves on the Georgia Restaurant Association, the American Marketing Association, and the Foodservice Consultants Society International.

Core Competencies

  • Operations Management
  • Concept Development
  • Customer Relations
  • Database Marketing
  • Development and Deployment of Training Systems 

Drivers / Motivators

  • Giving clients the tools they need then stepping back and watching them excel.
  • Building and supporting teams, then watching them succeed.
  • Coaching and developing people.   


  • Concept Development for TGI Friday’s, Damon’s the Place for Ribs, Houlihans, Applebee’s, and Chili’s.'
  • Turnaround management/repositioning of the Bakers Square Division of Vicorp, Creative
  • Restaurant Partners Water Front Steakhouse Concept, Damon's the Place for Ribs.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions for Sexena Hospitality World Wide, Creative Restaurant Partners.