SANTA FE N.M. K-Bob’s USA Inc., franchisor of the 18-unit K-Bob’s Steakhouse chain, has named Michael W. Myers chief operating officer. The COO position is a new post.
Myers has worked with such restaurant companies as MCap Restaurant Group, Whataburger Inc. and Backyard Burgers Inc., where he was president and chief operating officer from 1999 to 2006.
In the announcement, Edward R. Tinsley III, president and chief executive of K-Bob’s, said, "With a proven track record of decisive vision, financial astuteness and operational success, Mike is an outstanding addition to our executive management team.”
Myers said he intends to focus on the company’s marketing strategy, distribution program, and franchise inspections and standards.
“K-Bob’s is a 41-year-old regional ‘institution’ with a rich history. I'm excited to be part of its future,” Myers said.
K-Bob’s operates in Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.