MIAMI, FL, August 22, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Boyne Capital Investors, LLC ("Boyne Capital") announced that its affiliate, Fresh Alternatives, LLC, (d/b/a "Crispers" or the "Company"), has hired Dawn Voss as its Chief Executive Officer.
Voss was formerly the Chief Administrative Officer of the highly successful fast casual restaurant chain Noodles and Company ("Noodles"), which went public in June of this year. During her seven years at Noodles, the chain tripled in size from 100 locations to more than 300. She provided leadership in the areas of operations, franchise sales, menu development, site selection, restaurant design and development, human resources, and supply chain management. Voss also contributed to the growth of a strong franchise base, including the sale of more than 200 locations. Voss is an alumna of Wendy's International, KFC and McDonalds where she held various senior leadership positions.
Charles Hanemann, Managing Partner of Boyne Capital said, "We are excited that Dawn has joined Crispers as its CEO. Dawn brings a deep and broad skill set to Crispers. There are many similarities between the Noodles when Dawn joined and where Crispers is now. I believe that with Dawn's addition to Crispers' talented management team, the Company will be set for success. Dawn's lifelong dedication to menu quality, industry leading service, and people development will make a strong contribution to Crispers' customers and team members."
"I am very excited about Crispers and the strong base of guests who love the wide variety of fresh and delicious food. I'm lucky to be working with such a great team who also love the brand; we're all looking forward to a very successful future together," said Voss.
Crispers, headquartered in Lakeland, Florida, is a fast casual dining concept. Crispers opened its first restaurant in 1989 and now operates 28 locations throughout Florida. The menu offers delicious, fresh and healthy fare consisting mainly of salads, soups, sandwiches and crispy flat breads. Boyne acquired Crispers from Publix Super Markets, Inc. in July of 2011. Learn more about Crispers by visiting http://crispersonline.com
. For more information, contact Dawn Voss at (863) 646-2102.
About Boyne Capital:
Boyne Capital is a Miami, Florida based private equity firm that creates shareholder value by providing capital and management assistance to lower middle market companies. The firm has extensive investing and operational experience across diverse industries, including operational turnarounds. Boyne Capital invests in companies with high growth potential and revenue between $30 million and $100 million as well as add-on acquisitions for its existing portfolio companies. Boyne Capital has established platform investments in the healthcare, consumer products, niche manufacturing, financial services, government I.T. services, quick service restaurants and the fast casual dining industries.
For more information, please visit http://www.boynecapital.com
or contact Charles Hanemann at 305.856.9500.