Captain D’s has named Steve Baily as director of franchise development, according to a press release.
Bailey has more than 20 years of experience in franchise sales and development with multiple restaurant service brands.
“Captain D’s focus on flexible prototypes and cost-effective conversion opportunities is fueling increased interest from both new and existing multi-unit and multi-concept franchisees throughout the South, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic, and we have welcomed Steve onboard our development team to help us capitalize on this momentum,” Brad Reed, chief development officer of Captain D’s, said in the press release. “He is a tremendous asset to us, with a stellar track record from over two decades of experience helping restaurant brands and franchise owners grow.”
Bailey comes to Captain D’s after six years with Fazoli’s, where he was the senior director of franchise sales.
“Besides occupying a unique seafood niche in the fast casual industry, Captain D’s sets itself apart as a leader in fostering strong relationships with its franchisees and employees. I’m honored to be a part of the future of this brand and to join Brad Reed and Steve Bielewicz in charting the course for expansion,” Bailey said in the press release.
Captain D’s has more than 540 restaurants in 23 states.