• Lawrence Johnson

    Chief Executive Officer
    Lawrence Johnson has served as our Chief Executive Officer since April 2007 and has been a member of our board of directors since 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Johnson was a partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP, where he was employed since 1978. Mr. Johnson has a B.A. from Arizona State University and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Johnson also serves as a member of our board of directors. Based on his extensive industry and management experience, his tenure with our company and familiarity with us and his deep understanding of restaurant operations, Mr. Johnson is well-qualified to lead us and to serve on our board.
    • George B. McGowan

      George B. McGowan has served as our President since 2013. Mr. McGowan has 33 years of experience in the restaurant industry including more than 10 years with Brinker International. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Macaroni Grill from 2010 to 2013 and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Waterloo Restaurants from 2002 to 2010. Waterloo Restaurants filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in March 2012. With his prior experience, we believe Mr. McGowan brings a broad range of operational knowledge and perspective to the company. Mr. McGowan holds a B.S. in Hotel Restaurant Management from the University of North Texas and a Graduate Certificate in Finance from Southern Methodist University.
      • Anthony D. Laday

        Chief Financial Officer
        Anthony D. Laday has served as our Chief Financial Officer since April 2014. Prior to that, Mr. Laday served as Vice-President-Finance, Treasurer and Investor Relations of Brinker International from 2010 to 2013 where he previously was Senior Director-Financial Planning and Analysis from 2007 to 2010. Mr. Laday holds a B.A. in Business Administration and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.
        • Selma Oliveira

          Chief Operating Officer
          Selma Oliveira has served as our Chief Operating Officer since 2006. Prior to that, she held the positions of Director of Operations and General Manager for us. She previously worked for the Marriott Corporation from 1986 to 1998 holding a number of managerial positions. Mrs. Oliveira holds a degree in education from the Mackenzie Institute in São Paulo, Brazil.
          • Michael Prentiss

            Senior Vice President, Corporate Administration
            Michael Prentiss has served as our Senior Vice President, Corporate Administration since April 2017. Mr. Prentiss served as our Chief Accounting Officer from April 2014 until April 2017, our Chief Financial Officer from August 2011 to April 2014 and our Controller from September 2007 to August 2011. Mr. Prentiss served as Assistant Controller of Landry’s Restaurants from September 2003 to September 2007. Mr. Prentiss holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Sam Houston State University.
            • Stacy A. Murray

              Vice President of Accounting and Controller
              Stacy A. Murray has served as our principal accounting officer since April 2017 and our Vice President of Accounting and Controller since November 2016. Prior to that, Ms. Murray served as Chief Accounting Officer of Azure Midstream Holdings LLC and Azure Midstream Partners, LP from November 2013 to October 2016. Previously, Ms. Murray was the Controller of TGGT Holdings LLC (the predecessor company to Azure Midstream) since October 2011. Prior to October 2011, Ms. Murray served as Senior Finance Manager for Lineage Power Holdings from 2009 to 2011. Ms. Murray has a M.S. and B.B.A. from Texas A&M University, and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas.
              • Albert G. McGrath

                General Counsel
                Albert G. McGrath has served as our General Counsel since October 2014. Prior to that, Mr. McGrath was a partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP, from April 2000. Mr. McGrath holds a B.A. from Texas A&M University and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University.