Jan. 10, 2017
Veggie Grill has named Randall Niemeyer as CFO. He will be a key leader of the brand's strategic growth and will oversee accounting, finance, IT, legal and capital management, according to a company press release.
Prior to joining Veggie Grill, Niemeyer was CFO of Bay Area-based Specialty's Café and Bakery. During his eight-year tenure there, he led strategic planning as the brand grew from 20 to 56 restaurant locations. He also managed teams across finance, IT and legal divisions with a heavy focus on leveraging technology to enhance the guest experience, according to the release.
Before Specialty's, Niemeyer served as CFO of Italian fast casual concept Pasta Pomodoro for six years and previously was CFO of the fast casual Mexican brand, Una Mas.
"We are thrilled to have such a talented, experienced restaurant veteran as Randy join the company as we look to grow quickly over the next few years," Veggie Grill CEO Steve Heeley, said in the release. "With Randy's wealth of experience in rapid growth fast casual brands, we know he will be a strategic addition to the leadership team."