Marc Brown has 34 years experience in the restaurant industry and currently serves as President of 23 Restaurant Services. Marc’s inspiration and passion for creating unique guest experiences and high quality food and service has shaped the vision for the culture of the company.
Billy Diamond joined 23 Restaurant Services in 2016. His experience includes restaurants, country clubs, and most recently over 20 years as a high level Regional Partner with Ruby Tuesday Inc. Billy is a results driven leader with a reputation for integrity, people development, high standards and improving operating efficiency.
Jeff Gabriel joined the company in 2016. He is responsible for overseeing and directing all strategic projects and restaurant concepts. Responsible for future growth of our concepts through technology, systems, and processes; Jeff adds a wealth of experience and knowledge with over 20 years of experience with depth in casual dining concepts across the country.
Teresa joined the company in 2017 and has over 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry. She joined us from Bloomin’ Brands where she was on the Executive Finance Team responsible for domestic and international growth. Most recently she served as Director of International Finance where she developed and executed processes as well as managing the short and long-term planning and forecasting activities for the $600,000,000 international division operating 200-plus restaurants in 20 countries.
Yunus Rassoull joined the company in 2016. He is responsible for multi-unit restaurant operations within our Ford’s Garage Brand. Yunus brings 15 years of experience in both Full Service and Quick Service concepts across the country and has a demonstrated ability to develop teams and improve operational results.
Tyler Williams joined our team in 2017 as a staff accountant and has since advanced to a director role within the company. With over 9 years of experience in the restaurant industry, Tyler provides the data analytics that empowers our leadership and operators to make great decisions. He also manages many of our business systems to ensure the success of those systems across accounting and operations.
Kyle Baird joined our team in 2016, and in his time, has grown from Kitchen Manager to Director of Operations. He brings to our group 17 years of restaurant experience, and a passion for developing people and driving the experience in full-service dining.
Jennifer Paci has been in the role of Director of New Restaurant Openings since June 2013. She offers over 27 years’ cumulative experience as a Director of Operations, General Manager, Culinary Manager, Bar Manager and Service Manager. Her experience includes supervising all bar and kitchen activities, menu development, training, and all related operational functions. In addition, she has successfully opened over 23 locations under 23 Restaurant Services and over 57 throughout her career.
Megan Laury has a reputation for her everlasting commitment to our first core value: people. This extends not only to our guests, but our team members, neighbors, and friends. Furthermore, Megan has dedicated her efforts to achieve the highest quality of culture and excellence within our restaurants. Starting in 2018 as a General Manager at Ford’s Garage, Megan quickly expanded her role in the company by becoming a Director of Operations for our Emerging Brands Division, which features: Tiki Docks, Yeoman’s Cask & Lion, and Capone’s Coal Fired Pizza.