SEATTLE (July 15, 2021) – MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD Pizza”, “MOD” or the “Company”), the purpose-led, people-first fast casual pizza pioneer, today announced the addition of Jill Golder to its Board of Directors. Ms. Golder, a veteran in the restaurant industry, spent more than three decades in finance leadership at category-leading brands. Ms. Golder is a current board member of ABM Industries, where she serves on the audit and governance committees and of IZEA Worldwide, where she chairs the audit committee and serves on the governance committee.
Ms. Golder has dedicated her 30-plus-year career to the restaurant industry. She most recently served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. where she led restaurant and retail financial functions, with oversight of corporate finance, investor relations, strategic planning, internal audit, quality assurance, treasury, and technology and information services. Prior to this role, Ms. Golder was executive vice president and chief financial officer at Ruby Tuesday and was chief financial officer at Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants. Notably, she also spent more than two decades with Darden Restaurants, one of the largest restaurant companies in the U.S., leading finance teams across several brands including Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Smokey Bones, The Capital Grille, Seasons 52, Bahama Breeze and Eddie V’s Prime Seafood.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jill to the MOD Board, where her deep industry and financial leadership experience will be a strong addition. We will look to her expertise and counsel as we continue to deepen our impact across existing markets and transition into the next phase of growth for MOD,” said Scott Svenson, co-founder and CEO of MOD.
MOD currently has more than 500 locations systemwide* across 28 states and Canada, with plans for continued growth for the foreseeable future.
ABOUT MOD PIZZA:
MOD Pizza is a purpose-led, people-first brand founded in Seattle in 2008 by serial entrepreneurs Scott and Ally Svenson. MOD serves individual artisan-style pizzas and salads that are made on demand, allowing customers to create their own pizzas and salads with any combination of over 30 toppings, all for one incredible price. MOD is committed to creating not only a cool place to eat, but an inspired place to work. MOD recently earned a spot on the Fortune 2019 “Change the World” list, for its purpose-led culture and commitment to provide opportunities to individuals with barriers to employment. The Company has also been named America’s fastest growing chain restaurant by Technomic for four years running and named the most loved pizza brand by Foodable Network. MOD has earned a spot on the Inc.5000 list and has been recognized by Fortune as one of the “20 Best Workplaces in Retail,” a “Best Workplace for Women,” a “Best Workplace for Millennials,” and a “Best Workplace for Diversity.” For more information, please visit www.modpizza.com or connect with the brand via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
*The term “system-wide” refers to all company-operated and licensed store locations. The trademarks MOD, MOD Pizza, and the MOD Shield, are owned by MOD Super Fast Pizza, LLC.
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