Board of Directors

Kevin Mohan. Mr. Mohan has served as Chairman of the Board and a director of Muscle Maker, Inc since April 16, 2018. From April 16, 2018 through May 1, 2018, he also served as the Interim President of the Company. He has also served as the Chief Investment Officer since September 17, 2018. From June 2012 through March 2017, Mr. Mohan served as the VP of Capital Markets for American Restaurant Holdings, Inc., a company focused on acquiring and expanding fast casual restaurant brands.


Steve Spanos. Mr. Spanos has served as director of Muscle Maker, Inc. since February 2020. Mr. Spanos has nearly 35 years of both private and public accounting and finance experience within a number of different industries. Since 2013, Mr. Spanos has provided financial and accounting consulting services for both privately held and public companies. From 2009 to 2013, Mr. Spanos served as the Chief Financial Officer of Orion Seafood International, Inc., a marketer of frozen lobster products, and as the Controller of Reef Point Systems, a provider of security solutions for converged wireless and wireline networks in the United States, from 2005 to 2013. Mr. Spanos served as an audit manager for BDO USA, LLP and as an auditor for Ernst & Young. Mr. Spanos received his MBA and BS in Business Administration, Accounting and Financing in 1995 and 1985, respectively, from Boston University.


A.B. Southall III. Mr. Southall has served as director of Muscle Maker, Inc since February 2017. He has over 35 years of experience managing construction and land developing businesses. Since 1997 he has been the President of a Custom Home Building Company, in addition to 20 years as President of a 189 boat slip marina complex. His involvement in the marina business led him to co-founding a local Waterway Association, where he has been on the board since its inception. He has diversely invested across multiple sectors including private placements, oil & gas, real estate, restaurant businesses and commodities. Mr. Southall is an advocate of a healthy approach to the food industry and the restaurant business.


Paul L. Menchik. Mr. Menchik has served as director of Muscle Maker, Inc since February 2017. Since 1986, Mr. Menchik has been Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he has been Department chairperson and Director of Graduate Programs. He has served as Senior Economist for Economic Policy for the White House Office of Management and Budget (where among other matters he worked on Social Security solvency issues) and served as Visiting Scholar at the Tax Analysis Division of the Congressional Budget Office. Menchik has also been on the faculty of Rutgers University and the University of Wisconsin, and has served as visiting faculty at University of Pennsylvania, London School of Economics, University College London, and Victoria University in Wellington New Zealand. Over the years he has advised three state governments and five US government agencies. He holds a Ph.D. from the Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania. He has over 40 publications including a book on household and family economics, made over 85 paper presentations at other universities and conferences around the world and has refereed for over 20 academic journals and is currently a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Income Distribution. He is a member of Who’s Who in Economics and Who’s Who in America.


John Marques Mr. Marques has served as director of Muscle Maker, Inc since April 2018. Since 1994, Mr. Marques has owned and operated various businesses in the trucking and real estate industries for the past twenty years. Since 1992, Mr. Marques served as the President of Continental Transportation Corp., a motor freight transportation company.


Peter Petrosian. Mr. Petrosian has served as director of Muscle Maker, Inc since May 2018. Mr. Petrosian is a senior level food service executive with diversified leadership experience in casual dining, contract management, quick service and quick casual segments with a background in growth and turnaround situations, demonstrated expertise in operations, mergers and acquisitions, profit improvement, strategic planning and business development. Since 2005 to the present, Mr. Petrosian owned and operated PSP Management Consulting providing interim executive support in areas of organizational development, business, franchise and operational planning and valuation assistance to private equity firms in the restaurant industry. From November 2013 to January 2017, Mr. Petrosian served as the Chief Development Officer of Franchise Sports Concepts, LLC, a franchisor of Beef ‘O’ Brady’s and the Brass Tap. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Petrosian was the Chief Operating Officer of Steak-Out Franchising, Inc., a franchisor of a char-broiled steak and full meal delivery concept. Prior to 2007, Mr. Petrosian held various positions with McAlister’s Corporation, AFC Enterprises (Church’s Chicken), Service America Corporation (wholly owned subsidiary of GE Capital) and Marriott Corporation.


Omprakash Vajinapalli. Mr. Vajinapalli has served as director of Muscle Maker, Inc since July 2018. Mr. Vajinapalli, since July 2007, has served as the CEO/President of HighRise IT Consultancy LLC. Mr. Vajinapalli received a Bachelor of Engineering from Bangalore University in 1993.