Operating Partner

Gary Woodford

Highly experienced and results-oriented with 20+ years of success in the industry. Proven ability to lead and motivate teams, drive operational excellence, and achieve profitability. Expertise in training, franchise operations, and high-volume businesses. Highlights: • Culinary Arts degree from the Culinary Institute of Canada • 20 years of restaurant experience, including corporate and franchise roles • Successfully trained company & franchise operators as an Area Training Manager • Operated a high-volume Denny’s Corporate restaurant in Orange County, CA • Trained upper leadership at Denny’s Corp and international franchisees • Franchisee for Denny’s with BLT Good Group (acquired by Ajay in 2022) • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills • Proven track record of success in fast-paced environments • Dedicated to providing exceptional customer service.