Craig Hopkins

Strategic Operating Partner

  • 38 years of franchising and operational restaurant experience
  • Sold and operated over 2,500 franchise units
  • Senior executive roles in franchise and corporate development and real estate with eight nationally-recognized brands
  • Most recently was Executive Vice President of Jinya Ramen Bar (“Jinya”) establishing the franchise platform
    – Jinya currently has 44 franchised units, up from 2 units in 2015
  • Extensive experience in traditional, non-traditional and international franchising
  • BSc. in Business Administration, San Diego State University