Fransmart Hires Chad Bentley as New Vice President of Finance



Fransmart Hires Chad Bentley as New Vice President of Finance

New Hire Will Lead Financial Strategy To Grow The Franchising Company’s Existing & New Brands

Fransmart, the global leader in franchise development behind the explosive growth of concepts such as The Halal Guys, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, and Qdoba Mexican Grill has hired Chad Bentley to serve as Vice President of Finance under the leadership of Founder and President Dan Rowe.

Bentley brings with him a 25-year business and finance career, marked by successes in financial strategy planning and analysis for a diverse group of organizations, including both publicly-traded and smaller firms. He recently relocated back to the Washington D.C. area from Dallas, TX where he served as the Director of Finance for Rent-ACenter. He also brings extensive experience in strategy, operational planning, and financial analysis, having formerly worked with General Electric, Erie Insurance, and Rent-Way.

“I’m excited to begin this new venture as part of the Fransmart team,” said Bentley. “Fransmart has unparalleled expertise when it comes to growing restaurants from one unit concepts into international brands, and I look forward to assisting with the financial and strategic focus that comes along with growing Fransmart’s portfolio.”

“Chad’s proven track record and vast experience make him a natural fit for Vice President of Finance,” said Dan Rowe, Founder and President of Fransmart. “He brings extensive knowledge to the table when it comes to strategic financial and operational execution, and I welcome his assistance in continuing to grow our current portfolio of brands into nationally and internationally recognized concepts.”

Fransmart is the global leader in franchise development, turning emerging restaurant concepts into national and global brands for over 10 years. Company founder Dan Rowe identified and grew brands like Five Guys Burgers & Fries, The Halal Guys, and Qdoba Mexican Grill from 1-5 unit businesses to the powerhouse chains they are today. Fransmart’s current and past franchise development portfolio brands have opened more than 3,000 restaurants in 45 states and 35 countries. Fransmart and their partner brands are committed to franchise development growth – as of 2017, more than 1,000 new restaurants are in development across their current portfolio.