CFO, XPERIENCE RESTAURANT GROUP
WHY: Finance exec for leading operator “of casual, polished casual, and fine dining brands.” XRG restaurants include Acapulco, Chevys Fresh Mex, El Torito, El Torito Grill, Las Brisas, among others.
IN THE NEWS: Former CFO of Mobilitie joined restaurant firm in 2018. Named Outstanding CFO of a Private Company in May at Business Journal event for negotiating rent relief, forging new banking relationships and seeking out government aid while cutting costs during pandemic. Ensured all benefits were paid for furloughed employees.
QUOTABLE: “There are always ways to become more profitable with restaurants.”