Don is a seasoned veteran of the restaurant/hospitality industry. As Vice President he is responsible for WD Partner’s execution of major build projects and programs. Don has contributed to the success of numerous major retail and restaurant rollout programs, renovations, new concept growth and development throughout his career.
Prior to joining the restaurant industry, Don was affiliated with UNISYS where he was involved with the manufacturing of specialized technology solutions for the US Government. Over his career, he directed the implementation of numerous engineering related initiatives and projects including multi-unit rollouts, new concept designs, remodel programs, new unit construction, energy conservation programs, equipment R&D/innovation, LEED, and office procurement/relocations.
With over 25 years of focused leadership and construction management experience, Don has successfully led teams executing multi-million dollar projects and programs across the North America. He has driven on-target project completion and performance improvement for some of the world’s largest retail and foodservice companies, including Tim Hortons, Scotts, Wendy’s, and TGI Friday’s.