Industry News | March 13, 2017

Wingstop Names New Chief Development Officer

Wingstop, the award-winning wing concept with more than 1,000 locations worldwide, announced that Madison Jobe has joined the company as Chief Development Officer. Jobe will be based in Dallas and report directly to Charlie Morrison, Wingstop president and CEO.

Mr. Jobe is an experienced senior development and operations executive, who rejoins Wingstop CEO Charlie Morrison after the two had previously worked together at Rave Restaurant Group launching the successful Pie Five Pizza Co. concept.  Mr. Jobe has decades of experience with well-known brands such as Ruby Restaurant Group, Red Robin International, Rave Restaurant Group and most recently he was CEO/Founder & Principal of Development Strategies International, a restaurant advisory firm based in Dallas, TX.

“We welcome Madison to the Wingstop team, and know his extensive experience in franchising and development strategy will be a key driver in our quest to become one of the 10 largest restaurant brands in the world,” says Charlie Morrison.

Jobe holds memberships with the International Franchise Association, the National Restaurant Association and was a member with the International Council of Shopping Centers. He has served as a panelist, speaker and facilitator for a number of years at the IFA Annual Convention, and as a facilitator and speaker at the Franchise Leadership and Development Conference multiple years.

“I am excited to join Wingstop and to contribute to the Company’s domestic and international growth plans,” says Jobe. “Wingstop is an exciting and unique restaurant concept, and I look forward to expanding on this successful trajectory.”

Jobe succeeds Dave Vernon, Wingstop’s Chief Development Officer since 2012, who retired effective March 7, 2017.  Morrison says, “We want to wish Dave all the best in his retirement, and thank him for his outstanding work with Wingstop during his tenure.”

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