“I am very impressed with the industry knowledge Heritage has brought to the table and our restaurants are benefiting from it. They have given our organization renewed energy.”
Jeff Burns, Multi-Unit Owner, Perko’s and Huckleberry’s
Chip Anderson-Chief Financial Officer
Chip is a CPA with over twenty years of experience in financial management, strategic planning and client service. He started his career with Ernst and Young, LLP in Dallas, TX in the audit practice serving clients primarily in the healthcare and consumer products industries. From there he went to work for an international consulting and software development company as Director of Finance and Operations. In 2003, Chip joined CBIZ Medical Management Professionals where he worked as a Senior Practice Manager providing CFO services to physician practices. Chip left MMP in 2014 and started CenterPoint Strategic Solutions. CenterPoint provided consulting, strategic planning, M&A support, new entity formation, and CFO services to companies in the healthcare industry. Chip and his wife Amber reside in San Luis Obispo, CA and have 2 teenage children.
Reem Atkins-Director of Marketing
Reem is a seasoned marketing professional with a solid track record of consistently delivering high quality, results-driven content. Reem has been in the restaurant industry for over 20 years and has experience with operations management, community relations, media buying, social media and brand positioning. She has an in-depth knowledge of consumer trends and works “hand-in-hand” with our franchise owners to determine the most effective sales building solutions for their market. Reem has fully integrated the new brand positioning and creative platform for each brand and is constantly looking for ways to improve brand awareness for our owners. Reem and her husband Shane have 2 teenage boys.
David Glennon-Chief Operating Officer
David has been in the restaurant industry for thirty years and held positions in operations, purchasing, training, and development. He started his career with Applebee’s in training and development. He went on to work at Gold Coast Restaurants and Dick’s Last Resort where he held positions in purchasing, training and menu design. At Tahoe Joe’s Famous Steakhouse, David was Divisional Vice President and successfully opened the first unit in Southern California to feature the redesigned “contemporary rustic” look. In 2015, Tahoe Joe’s was named a “Top 20 Emerging Brands to Watch” by Nation’s Restaurant News and the brand achieved 20 straight quarters of same-store sales growth. At Heritage Restaurant Brands, David has led multiple initiatives for each brand resulting in new contemporized menus, improved profitability for our franchisees and broader consumer appeal. David and his wife Juli have 3 children and reside in Cambria, CA.
Greg Graber- Chief Executive Officer
Greg is a results-driven restaurant executive with extensive senior leadership experience. His diverse management portfolio includes Operations, Marketing, Facilities & Construction, Development, Purchasing, HR and New Product Development. He has simultaneously managed multiple brand platforms and consistently realized improved margins while not compromising on the guest experience. With over thirty years of industry experience, he has a proven track record of successful product, process and protocol enhancements that increase sales, traffic and bottom line performance. Greg has held executive positions for a variety of segments in the restaurant industry including polished casual, family, buffet and casual dining. Greg and his wife Jonette have 4 children, 2 daughter in-laws and 2 perfect grandchildren.
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