Management

Michael J. Roper. Mr. Roper has served as Chief Executive Officer, of Muscle Maker, Inc since May 1, 2018. Mr. Roper has unique experience ranging from owning and operating several franchise locations through the corporate executive levels. From May 2015 through October 2017, Mr. Roper served as Chief Executive Officer of Taco Bueno where he was responsible for defining strategy and providing leadership to 162 company owned and operated locations along with 23 franchised locations. From March 2014 through May 2015, Mr. Roper served as the Chief Operating Officer of Taco Bueno and from July 2013 through March 2014 as the Chief Development and Technology Officer of Taco Bueno. Prior to joining Taco Bueno, Mr. Roper was a franchise owner and operator of a IMS Barter franchise and held several roles with Quiznos Sub from 2000 to 2012 starting as a franchise owner and culminating in his appointment as the Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President of Operations in 2009. Mr. Roper received a Bachelor of Science in Business and General Management from Northern Illinois University.

 

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.

 

Kenneth Miller. Mr. Miller has served as Chief Operating Officer of Muscle Maker, Inc since September 26, 2018. Mr. Miller has served in the restaurant business for an extensive portion of his career. Prior to joining the Company as Chief Operating Officer on September 26, 2018, Mr. Miller served as the Senior Vice President of Operations for Dickey’s BBQ Restaurant from April 2018 through September 2018 and in various capacities with Taco Bueno Restaurants, LP from October 2013 through April 2018 culminating in the position of Senior Vice President of Operations. Mr. Miller received a Bachelor of Arts in Business/Exercise Science from Tabor College in 1991.

 

Ferdinand Groenewald. Mr. Groenewald has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Muscle Maker, Inc. since September 2018. Mr. Groenewald had previously served as the Vice President of Finance, Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer of the Company, Muscle Maker Development, LLC and Muscle Maker Corp., LLC from January 25, 2018 through May 29, 2018. In addition, Mr. Groenewald has served as our controller from October 2017 through May 29, 2018. Mr. Groenewald is a certified public accountant with significant experience in finance and accounting. From February 2017 to October 2017, Mr. Groenewald served as Senior Financial Accounting Consultant at Pharos Advisors, Inc. serving a broad range of industries. From November 2013 to February 2017, he served as a Senior Staff Accountant at Financial Consulting Strategies, LLC where he provided a broad range of accounting, financial reporting, and pre-auditing services to various industries. From August 2015 to December 2015, Mr. Groenewald served as a Financial Reporting Analyst at Valley National Bank. Mr. Groenewald holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of South Africa.

 

Aimee Infante. Ms. Infante has served as the Chief Marketing Officer of Muscle Maker, Inc. since May 2019 and in various other roles with the Company since 2014; starting as Marketing and Communications Manager in 2014 and then as a Marketing Director from February 2015 through April 2016. Ms. Infante was then promoted to Vice President of Marketing in April 2016 prior to her appointment as Chief Marketing Officer in May 2019. Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Infante served in various marketing roles including Regional Marketing Manager for Qdoba Mexican Grill from 2010 through 2014. Ms. Infante holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Rider University.