Newk’s Eatery has hired David Boatright as director of franchise sales to lead the expansion of the brand.
“We’re excited to have David join our team,” Newk’s CEO Frank Paci said in a company press release. “He brings a wealth of franchising experience in the industry and will really be able to contribute significantly our franchise development efforts.”
Boatright joins Newk’s at a time when it is looking to expand its brand into key markets in North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Oklahoma.
“I’ve been a fan of Newk’s from afar for quite some time and I’m so excited to now be joining such a great brand,” Boatright said in the release. “I pride myself in being a successful leader with an ability to deliver significant unit development growth.”
Prior to joining Newk’s, Boatright was director of franchise sales at Fazoli’s and also worked for Bojangles, McAlister’s Deli, Huddle House, Mrs. Fields and TCBY.
Based in Jackson, Mississippi, Newk’s Eatery has nearly 100 units.