1970-1972: Ohio Bell Telephone Company; Commercial Manager; Columbus, Ohio.
1972-1988: Wendy’s International, Inc.; President USA and Canada; Columbus, Ohio.
1988-1991: I Can’t Believe It’s Yogurt; Chief Operating Executive; Dallas, Texas.
1991-1994: PepsiCo, Inc.; Kentucky Fried Chicken, Chief Operating Officer-USA; Louisville, Kentucky.
1994-1995: Checkers, Inc.; President and COO; Clearwater, Florida.
1995-Present: Panera Bread
1995-2003: Panera LLC, President; St. Louis, Missouri.
2003-2004: Cap City Bread LLC, dba/Panera Bread; President and Owner; Alexandria, Virginia.
2004-Present: Capitol Dough Inc., dba/Panera Bread; Founder and CEO; Charlottesville, Virginia.
Married to Rosemary Postle.
Two Daughters and 4 Grandchildren.
Multiple community and philanthropic organizations including Advisory Boards for University of Virginia Children’s Hospital, The Ohio State University College of Education and Human Services-HTM and Virginia Tech University College of Business-HTM.