Stephen Pettise

Strategic Operating Partner

  • 35+ years of senior-level food service marketing experience
  • VP Marketing, IHOP (restaurant chain with 1,650 units in 50 states and 11 countries)
  • CMO, Carl Karcher Enterprises (Carl’s Jr., 3,664 locations in 44 states and 38 foreign countries)
  • Senior Account Manager, Rogers Merchandising (Burger King and Spalding Sporting Goods)
  • Managing Principal, Golden Spike Resources Group (a consulting agency focused on consumer strategy and marketing for the foodservice industry; clients include McAlister’s Deli, Baja Fresh, Panda Express and others)
  • BA, Economics, Drake University