GPS Hospitality Promotes Roger Wood to Regional Vice President


GPS Hospitality, one of the largest national franchisees of BURGER KING®, Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen and Pizza Hut®, today announces the promotion of Roger Bois for Regional Vice President whose oversight includes eight district chefs and 56 Michigan restaurants in GPS’s newly created Central Division. Wood first joined GPS Hospitality in 2015 as Director of Operations for the Northern Michigan region, which included 29 restaurants and under his leadership generated six consecutive years of sales and EBITDA growth, as well as the top 3 on GPS’s Drive for Success dashboard for six years. in a row.

“Roger is a living example of GPS’s core values ​​and Top Right workplace leadership traits,” said Michael Lippert, president of GPS Hospitality. “His ability to identify and develop future leaders is unparalleled. Roger trained and promoted six District Managers internally, all of whom started as hourly employees. Beyond training, he inculcates our culture and our values ​​on a daily basis. I am happy and proud to announce his promotion to the position of Regional Vice-President because it is well deserved.

With more than 35 years of experience running QSR restaurants, Wood spent 15 years with an area Taco Bell franchisee, growing his footprint from eight to more than 70 restaurants. In 1999, Wood transitioned to a Michigan-based Burger King franchise group, and as Operations Manager, he was instrumental in implementing business plans and structuring a roadmap. internally for the company’s values ​​and priorities. Wood joined GPS Hospitality in 2015 as chief operating officer, and as GPS’s senior regional vice president, Wood will continue to lead team growth and operational support for the company’s Burger King restaurants in Michigan. , with a focus on recruitment and retention.

“Working with GPS Hospitality and its management team has been an honor,” said Wood. “I’ve had the pleasure of working in this industry for over three decades and with GPS I have a working family with values ​​and a culture that aligns with mine and I can share that with my teams in restaurant. I consider myself fortunate to see my teams come together and exceed their professional and personal goals. As Regional Vice President, I look forward to leading Michigan’s restaurants to excellence with our customers and employees.”

GPS Hospitality has grown to operate nearly 500 BURGER KING®, Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen and Pizza Hut franchises nationwide. With his ggoal oriented, Ppeople-oriented and SA service-obsessed approach to franchise management, GPS Hospitality supports rapid growth by attracting and retaining top talent in the QSR food industry.

Founded in 2012, GPS Hospitality is a BURGER KING®, Pizza Hut® and Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen franchisee, operating over 475 restaurants in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, Pennsylvania , Tennessee and West Virginia. GPS Hospitality seeks to become our customers’ preferred QSR destination by implementing our brand values ​​of being goal-oriented, people-oriented and service-obsessed. For more information, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


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