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Biography

Bob Hartnett

Director

Bob Hartnett joined our board of directors and served as chairman from July 2016 until July 2017.  He has over 40 years of restaurant industry experience.  Most recently he served as Chief Executive Officer for Houlihan’s Restaurants, Inc., a position that he held from 2001 until successfully negotiating the sale of that company in 2015.  During his tenure at Houlihan’s, Mr. Hartnett successfully re-invented and revitalized the Houlihan’s brand.  Prior to joining Houlihan’s, Mr. Hartnett served as President, CEO and Chairman of Einstein/Noah Bagel Inc., a publicly traded company with more than 500 Einstein Bros. and Noah’s New York Bagels restaurants across 27 states.  In addition, he has owned and operated Einstein Bros. and Boston Market franchise restaurants and has served as President of Bennigan’s Restaurants, a multi-unit casual dining operator.  Bob brings to our board a wealth of experience in restaurant operations and restaurant brand development.

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