Chanticleer Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) is a public company that owns, operates and franchises restaurant brands in the U.S. and abroad.
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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
Gregory E. Kraut
Gregory Kraut joined K Property Group in 2017 as a managing partner. Mr. Kraut oversees the strategic direction of the company, development, asset management and leasing.
Before joining KPG, Mr. Kraut was the Founding Principal and Managing Director of Avison Young’s New York office. Working with senior management, he established the Canadian-based firm’s local corporate infrastructure and grew its footprint in the Tri-State region through business acquisitions and high-level recruiting. During this time, he was named one of Commercial Observer’s Power 100 in New York City real estate for three consecutive years.
As a senior broker and advisor, Mr. Kraut specialized in tenant and landlord representation including acquisition, disposition and planning strategies for local and multi-market clients. He also evaluated and underwrote office properties for individual and institutional owners.
Prior to Avison Young, Mr. Kraut was a first vice president at CBRE, the world’s largest real estate services company. Throughout his 20-year career, he has represented owners and occupiers in transactions totaling more than 10 million square feet.
Mr. Kraut is on the B’nai B’rith Real Estate Board of Directors and the AIPAC Real Estate Division Executive Council. He is a Board Director of Chanticleer Holdings, Inc., (HOTR: US NASDAQ CM) and previously served as an Independent Director of Plymouth REIT.
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
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.
|Independent Directors||Audit Committee||Compensation Committee|
|Keith J. Johnson|
|Russell J. Page|
|Gregory E. Kraut|
|Neil G. Kiefer|
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