Mexican quick service restaurant chain Taco John’s® has added two new members to its leadership team – Ted Suor, Vice President for Supply Chain and Stephanie Forand, Director of Human Relations. Both are focusing their attention on helping Taco John’s grow.
Ted Suor, Vice President for Supply Chain at Taco John’s Suor brings 35 years of food service purchasing experience to Taco John’s®, most recently with Front Burner Brands. He says the opportunity to work with a growing brand and a strong leadership team led him to Taco John’s.
“I bring years of knowledge and experience in logistics, futures commodities and purchasing,” says Suor. “My top priority is to strategically develop the logistics so we can open a Taco John’s anywhere in the country and have the distribution system in place to support it.”
Stephanie Forand, Director of Human Relations at Taco John’s Stephanie Forand brings 12 years of human resource experience to Taco John’s, including six years with Boston’s The Gourmet Pizza. Initially, she’s focusing on updating the HR systems at Taco John’s in anticipation of company expansion.
“We have to be strategically prepared for growth. It’s looking forward to best practices and the development of our team,” says Forand. “Along with that, we are going to identify HR tools and plans that can help franchisees be more successful, saving them time and money.”
About Taco John’s
Taco John’s operates and franchises around 400 quick-service restaurants in 27 states. Privately owned, the business opened its first restaurant in 1969 in Cheyenne, WY. Taco John’s prides itself on serving generous portions, menu items prepared fresh to your order, high quality ingredients and special recipes, seasonings and sauces.
Billie Jo Waara
Chief Marketing Officer, Taco John’s International, Inc.
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