Chanticleer Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: BURG) is a public company that owns, operates and franchises restaurant brands in the U.S. and abroad.
Investor fact sheet
Investor Presentation BURG May 2018
Year End 2017 Earnings Release
Most Recent 10Q
Michael D. Pruitt - Chairman, President and CEO
Michael Pruitt founded Avenel Financial Group, a boutique financial services firm concentrating on emerging technology company investments, in 1999. In 2001, he formed Avenel Ventures, a technology investment and private venture capital firm. In February 2005, Mr. Pruitt formed Chanticleer Holdings, Inc., which commenced operations in June 2005 with him as Chairman of the Board of Directors and President, roles he continues to serve today. In January 2011, Mr. Pruitt became a director of the board of Hooters of America, LLC. Mr. Pruitt received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, where he sits on the Board of Visitors of the E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration, the Coastal Education Foundation Board, and the Athletic Committee of the Board of Trustees.
Eric S. Lederer - Chief Financial Officer
Eric Lederer joined Chanticleer Holdings in February 2011 as Controller and was appointed CFO in June 2012. He previously served as Controller of PokerTek, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed gaming technology company. Mr. Lederer was the Controller of OneTravel Holdings, Inc., an AMEX-listed holding company primarily involved in the travel industry. Prior to OneTravel, Mr. Lederer worked as the Controller in privately-held companies in the entertainment industry and at a New York City CPA firm. Mr. Lederer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Lehigh University.
Mark Roberson - Chief Operating Officer
Mark Roberson joined Chanticleer Holdings in May 2015. He previously served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of PokerTek, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed gaming technology company. He has more than 20 years of financial and operational management experience, including Curtiss-Wright, Inc. a NYSE-listed aerospace and defense contractor, Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, a NYSE-listed fast-casual restaurant franchisor and operator, and LifeStyle Furnishings International, a $2 billion private equity backed furniture manufacturer. Mr. Roberson is a Certified Public Accountant who started his career with Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers where he managed the firm’s regional healthcare practice. He earned an MBA from Wake Forest University, a BS in Accounting from UNC-Greensboro and a BS in Economics from Southern Methodist University. He currently chairs the Audit Committee for Auxillio, Inc. (OTC:AUXO), which offers a fully comprehensive managed print services program to hospitals and health systems.
Rich Adams - President, American Roadside Burgers, Inc.
Rich Adams has more than 35 years of restaurant experience starting at the age of 16 scrubbing sidewalks for Carl’s Jr Restaurants. There, he worked his way through the ranks where he ultimately served as Regional Vice President. After 21 years with CKE, Rich moved to Louisiana where he became the Area Vice President for a Burger King Franchisee and led 100 restaurants. Mr. Adams joined Bojangles’ Restaurants in Charlotte, North Carolina and served for 10 years in different capacities, including Director of Training, and Vice President of Franchise Operations. In his five years as Bojangles’ Regional Vice President of Company Operations he led the company’s core market in Charlotte. Mr. Adams joined the Company’s subsidiary, American Roadside Burgers, Inc., in November of 2013 as the President and Chief Operating Officer, and he continues to serve in these roles.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Michael Pruitt - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Michael Pruitt, a long-time entrepreneur with a proven track record, possesses the expertise to evaluate potential investments, form key relationships and recognize a strong management team. Mr. Pruitt founded Avenel Financial Group, a boutique financial services firm concentrating on emerging technology company investments. The business succeeded immediately, and in order to grow Avenel Financial Group to its full potential and better represent the company’s ongoing business model, he formed Avenel Ventures, an innovative technology investment and business development company. In the late 1980s, Mr. Pruitt owned Southern Cartridge, Inc., which he eventually sold to MicroMagnetic, Inc., where he continued working as Executive Vice President and a Board member until the company was sold to Carolina Ribbon in 1992. From 1992 to 1996, Mr. Pruitt worked in a trucking firm where he was instrumental in increasing revenues from $6 million to $30 million. Between 1997 and 2000, Mr. Pruitt assisted several public and private companies in raising capital, recruiting management and preparing companies to go public or be sold. He was the CEO and President of RCG Companies, Inc. (later changed to One Travel), a publicly traded holding company listed on the AMEX. Mr. Pruitt received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, where he sits on the Board of Visitors of the Wall School of Business, the Coastal Education Foundation Board and the Athletic Committee of the Board of Trustees. He also sits on the Board of Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (HOTR).
Neil G. Kiefer
Neil is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia and received his Law Degree from Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Neil was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1979.
Neil practiced law in St. Petersburg from 1979 to May of 1992: He was asked to serve as Chief Executive Officer of the newly formed Hooters Management Corporation in Clearwater, Florida. Hooters Management Corporation was created to manage, operate and further develop the Hooters restaurant concept which was founded in Clearwater, Florida in 1983.
Since 1992, Neil has continued to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Hooters Management Corporation, Hooters, Inc. and all of its affiliated companies. In 1994 Neil was appointed as a board member of those entities and has continued to serve in the foregoing capacities. He was also Chief Executive Officer of the Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada from 2006-2012 and was also a holder of a Gaming Operator’s License issued by the Nevada State Gaming Control Board.
Neil has also served the community over his professional career in the Tampa Bay Area. Neil served from 1990-2012 as a voluntary assistant varsity boy’s basketball coach at Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, Florida. Additionally, Neil has served as a board member for the Pinellas County Urban League, the Pinellas County Police Athletic League, Tampa Bay Sports Commission and the Pinellas County Educational Foundation.
Neil is married to his wife, Selina “CeCe” Kiefer and has (2) adult sons Byron and David and one adult stepson, Tyler and a stepdaughter, Katy (15).
Keith J. Johnson
A highly accomplished senior executive and corporate officer with extensive experience in business and technology management, accounting systems, financial controls, business development and management intelligence. Previously, Mr. Johnson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Telemetry Company in Dallas, Texas (1997-2004). He had previously been at Brinks Home Security from 1986-1992 where he was a member of the start-up team and the original Chief Financial Officer responsible for creating the business model and servicing operations infrastructure. From 1992-1995, Mr. Johnson was the Chief Financial Officer of BAX Global in London, England. BAX was an ex-patriot assignment in which Mr. Johnson was responsible for Europe, Africa and Middle East business development, financial planning and accounting functions with a global staff of 75 professionals.
Russell J. Page
A thirty-five year investor relations executive and currently the founder and principal of Rusty Page & Company, a unique equity marketing/investor relations consulting firm engaging with small, mid-cap, and large cap companies. Mr. Page formerly sat on the Board of Directors of The Diamond Hill Financial Trends Fund. Previously, Mr. Page served as Senior Managing Director of The NASDAQ Stock Market. He also served for 17 years as Senior Vice President and Equity Marketing Executive for NationsBank Corporation, the predecessor of Bank of America, where Mr. Page was responsible for investor relations and all equity related capital markets functions for that $ 1 trillion plus asset financial services company. During that time, NationsBank raised $10 billion in equity capital and became the most widely followed public company in America. Previous to joining NationsBank, Mr. Page was Executive Vice President for public and financial affairs at PCA International, Inc. Mr. Page was also a former board member of IXC Communications (predecessor of Cincinnati Bell, Inc.) and former Vice Chairman of the National Board of Directors of The National Investor Relations Institute. Mr. Page in an alumnus of the University of North Carolina in Charlotte.
Larry S. Spitcaufsky
Larry S. Spitcaufsky is the owner and director of Petroleum Technologies Inc., an oil and natural gas exploration company in Kansas City, Missouri established in April 1983 and the founder and chairman of Hootwinc, LLC, a restaurant franchisee in California, established August 1992. He has been a partner and board member of Healthcare Delivered, LLC, a mobile dental company that delivers dental care directly to senior homes since May 2015. He has also served on the board of the La Jolla Institute of Allergy and Immunology since August 2015. Mr. Spitcaufsky has additional business investments, including LBBIG, which is currently developing the Southern California market for Little Big Burger, a Chanticleer brand specializing in made-to-order burgers and truffle fries.
Mr. Spitcaufsky spent 28 years as a partner in the family-owned Arrow Truck Sales in Kansas City, the largest pre-owned heavy-duty and medium-duty truck dealership in the United States and Canada. When Arrow was sold in 1998 to Volvo Truck Corporation, Mr. Spitcaufsky stayed on in his capacity as executive vice president and Chairman of the Board until 2000. He was also a board member, from May 2011 through June 2014, and treasurer, from May 2012 through June 2014, of the Rancho Santa Fe Association.
He joined Chanticleer’s board August 25, 2017.
Mr. Wagoner has served as a Managing Director and Head of the High-Yield & Distressed Securities division of Source Capital Group since 1995. Mr. Wagoner has over 35 years of investment securities experience and has developed specialized expertise in high yield and distressed debt instruments. Over the years, he has served on a variety of creditor committees for high profile commercial bankruptcies. He serves as a member of the board of directors of Argus Research Group, a leading independent equity research firm, and is a member of the Board of Visitors at Wake Forest University.
Mr. Wagoner is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with a BA in psychology and received his MBA from the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University. Mr. Wagoner holds NASD Series 7, 24 and 63 licenses.
|Independent Directors||Audit Committee||Compensation Committee|
|Keith J. Johnson|
|Russell J. Page|
|Neil G. Kiefer|
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