To help cultivate the rapid growth of Scooter’s Coffee and advance an intentional mindset toward franchisee success, Patrick Coelho joins the company as chief development officer. Coelho will accelerate brand growth and support franchisees through real estate, construction, design/architecture, analytics, market planning and overall expansion of new stores in existing and new markets.
In a growing specialty coffee industry, Coelho will enhance the proven Scooter’s Coffee drive-thru kiosk concept and franchise model to provide best-in-class support systems for franchisees. His commitment to speed, consistency, innovation, and authentic approach to relationships will ensure Scooter’s Coffee provides a world-class customer interaction, and further fortify the continued success of its franchisees.
For over seven years, Coelho served with Restaurant Brands International in leadership positions in development, supply chain, finance, field operations and real estate. He was Head of Development for Burger King Americas and, prior to that, was Head of Finance for Burger King U.S. & Canada.
Coelho earned a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Suffolk University’s Sawyer Business School. He dual majored in finance and global business, graduating with honors. He is a member of the university’s board of directors and leads its advancement committee. Coelho also completed Harvard Business School’s Program for Leadership Development.
About Scooter’s Coffee
Founded in 1998 by Don and Linda Eckles in Bellevue, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee roasts only the finest coffee beans in the world at its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. In more than two decades of business, Scooter’s Coffee’s success is simple: stay committed to the original business principles and company’s four core values, which are Integrity, Love, Humility and Courage. The Scooter’s Coffee Brand Promise, often recited to franchisees, customers and employees is: “Amazing People, Amazing Drinks… Amazingly Fast!®” It represents the company’s business origins and reflects a steady commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to loyal and new customers.
Scooter’s Coffee is at the dawn of a strategic growth phase nationwide, approaching 500 stores in 24 states. The U.S. coffee market is an estimated $48 billion a year recession-resistant industry, and Scooter’s Coffee is striving to become the #1 drive-thru coffee franchise in the nation.
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