The board of directors for Taco John’s International has named Jim Creel its new president. Creel has been with the Mexican quick-service restaurant chain for more than 15 years, serving most recently as vice president and chief financial officer.

“We’re very excited to see one of our trusted team members move into this leadership role. Jim is respected throughout our company and across our franchise community,” says Terry O’Connor, Taco John’s board of directors. “We’re confident Jim and his team will successfully move Taco John’s forward as we work to innovate and grow our company.”

Creel is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants with more than 35 years of finance experience. In addition to his work for Taco John’s, Creel actively supports a variety of civic organizations, having served on the board of directors for more than 15 nonprofit groups.

“I have a deep passion for this company and all the people who make it a great place for our guests, crewmembers, and owners,” says Jim Creel, president of Taco John’s. “Working together, we will take Taco John’s to new heights while remaining true to our roots.”

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