Chad Hope new CFO of Johnny Rockets
A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and seasoned veteran of the food franchise industry, Mr. Hope brings years of investment management and international operations experience to the Company’s corporate team.
Prior to his position with Johnny Rockets, Mr. Hope served as CFO of FSC Franchise Co, LLC, franchisor of Beef 'O' Brady’s Family Sports Pubs and Brass Tap Craft Beer and Wine Bars.
After receiving dual Bachelor degrees in Accounting and Discreet Mathematics and a Masters of Accountancy from Auburn University in 2002, Mr. Hope began his career in the Atlanta, Georgia office of the prestigious international financial planning company, Ernst & Young (E&Y).
During his tenure with E&Y, he worked with large SEC registrants, eventually narrowing his focus primarily on banking and capital markets. After seven years working with multi-billion dollar banks, mortgage companies and indirect lending firms, he transitioned to the leadership team of Fiesta Brands, Inc. as Corporate Controller, overseeing the day-to-day accounting, finance and treasury functions for the company. ■