Industry News | February 21, 2017

Former Wingstop Execs Join Huey Magoo’s Board

The Huey Magoo’s Chicken Tenders leadership team announced its appointment of prominent new board members, president and CEO Andy Howard announced Tuesday. Former CFO of Wingstop Wes Jablonski was named Chairman of the Board. Jablonski brings over 35 years of leadership experience in the retail and chain restaurant industry with recognized brands like Church’s Fried Chicken and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. In addition, Huey Magoo’s appoints new board members Bill Knight, former COO of Wingstop Restaurants Inc. from 2003 to 2014, and Mike Sutter, former Vice President of Training for Wingstop and current Executive Vice President of Operations and Training for Huey Magoo’s Chicken Tenders.

“We are elated and humbled that Huey Magoo’s continues to entice some of the deepest talent in the industry,” says Howard.  “We are committed to building a culture of excellence not only in our service and food quality, but also in the leadership behind our strong brand.  Our dynamic team is instrumental in taking our great tasting, fresh, made-to-order tenders to the next level and in achieving our success and growth with the massive expansion of Huey Magoo’s commencing this year.”

Already boasting prosperous operating units in Oviedo, Altamonte Springs and Winter Springs with plans to open several more stores in Orlando this year starting with Dr. Phillips, Lake Mary and Gardens of Millenia, Huey Magoo's is also commencing franchise sales throughout the state and then moving from Florida north and west to fan out across the country. In addition, each of the new locations will introduce a brand-new sleek, industrial and relaxed restaurant design.

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