Portrait

Charles R. Morrison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Charles R. Morrison has served as our Chief Executive Officer since June 2012, and as Chairman of our board of directors since March 2017. Prior to joining Wingstop, Charlie was Chief Executive Officer of Rave Restaurant Group, a publicly traded international pizza chain, from January 2007 to June 2012. Charlie has also held multiple senior leadership positions during his more than 20 years of restaurant experience, including serving as President of Steak & Ale and The Tavern Restaurants for Metromedia Restaurant Group, as well as various management positions at Kinko’s, Boston Market and Pizza Hut.

Portrait

Nicolas Boudet, Senior Vice President, President of International

Nicolas Boudet joined the Company as our President of International in October 2018. In January 2020, as a result of certain organizational changes to our senior leadership team, Mr. Boudet began reporting directly to our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Boudet brings 22 years of experience with consumer-facing companies in both the food and hospitality industries. Prior to joining Wingstop, Mr. Boudet was with Focus Brands, where he held a similar position. Mr. Boudet spent eight years with Yum! Brands (KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell) as Chief Development officer for Latin America and was promoted to Taco Bell Corp.’s U.S Chief Development Officer and Franchising. Prior to joining Yum!, Mr. Boudet also served as SVP Real Estate for Club Med Americas and Global VP Joint Venture Real Estate for Starwood Hotel & Resorts. Mr. Boudet started his career with Jones Lang LaSalle in London, UK.

Portrait

Marisa J. Carona, Vice President, Strategy and Chief of Staff

Marisa Carona has served as Chief of Staff and Vice President of Strategy since July 2019. Marisa joined the company in February 2015, previously serving as Vice President, Global Operations Services where she led the training, guest experience, and operations integration teams. Prior to joining Wingstop, Marisa led strategic initiatives within the innovation and supply chain functions at 7-Eleven, where she served on the financial planning and analysis team. Previously, Marisa was at Lockheed Martin where she held various leadership roles within operations with a focus on continuous improvement and project management.

Portrait

Christina M. Clarke, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Christina Clarke joined the Company as our Chief Marketing Officer in September 2019. Ms. Clarke joined the Wingstop team in October 2018 as the Vice President of Marketing. Prior to Wingstop, Ms. Clarke led brand, innovation, shopper and portfolio marketing in various roles at PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division. In her most recent role, she led marketing strategy and calendar, portfolio programming and partnerships spanning entertainment, music and sports properties. Prior to her 12 years at PepsiCo, Ms. Clarke spent over 11 years in the QSR industry at Yum Brands and Subway across operations and marketing. She also spent over two years at Euro RSCG advertising as an Account Director supporting Yum! Brands.

Portrait

Madison A. Jobe, Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Madison A. Jobe joined the Company as our Chief Development Officer in March 2017. Prior to joining Wingstop, he worked as Chief Operating Officer at Watermill Express, LLC from April 2016 to March 2017. He was CEO/Founder & Principal of Development Strategies International, an advisory and consulting firm, from January 2015 to April 2016. Prior to that, he was with Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. as Senior Vice President of International and Non-traditional Development from August 2014 to October 2014 and Vice President of Franchise Development from April 2014 to August 2014. Mr. Jobe held several positions with Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. (now known as Rave Restaurant Group, Inc.) from February 2009 through February 2014, including Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer, and Chief Operating Officer, as well as various management positions at Ruby Restaurant Group, Shakey’s Inc., Red Robin International, Inc., and Fuddruckers, Inc.

Portrait

Gerry McGrath, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

Gerry McGrath has served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary since March 2020. Gerry brings more than 25 years of legal experience to the Wingstop team. Prior to joining Wingstop, Gerry served as General Counsel for Fogo de Chão for more than five years, and was previously a partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP for 14 years where he focused on domestic and international transactions, corporate governance, and capital markets.

Portrait

Stacy Peterson, Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Stacy Peterson Androes has served as Chief Technology Officer since May 2020. Stacy originally joined Wingstop in September of 2013 and served in a number of technology, operations and consumer experience roles as both the CIO and CXO. During her brief hiatus from Wingstop, Stacy served as the CIO for Service King, a Blackstone Portfolio Company, where she led business transformation initiatives through system automation and centralization. Prior to Wingstop, Stacy held technology leadership roles at Kinko's/FedEx Office and CBRE.

Portrait

Mahesh G. Sadarangani, Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Mahesh G. Sadarangani has served as our Chief Operating Officer since January 2020. Mr. Sadarangani joined Wingstop in July 2019 as SVP of Channels and has more than 20 years of operational leadership experience. Mr. Sadarangani previously held executive roles at CEC Entertainment, the parent company for Chuck E. Cheese and Peter Piper Pizza; where he most recently served as Chief Administrative Officer of CEC Entertainment and President of the Peter Piper Pizza brand leading strategy, revenue management, supply chain, and operations. Previous executive roles include the leadership of financial planning and analysis, sales, and various strategic functions across a range of industries and companies.

Portrait

Michael J. Skipworth, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Michael J. Skipworth has served as our Chief Financial Officer since August 2017. He joined Wingstop in December 2014 as Vice President, Corporate Controller, and served as Vice President of Finance from January 2016 to June 2017. In June 2017, Mr. Skipworth was appointed as our interim Chief Financial Officer and served in that role until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer in August 2017. From September 2010 to November 2014, he served as Vice President, Corporate Controller at Cardinal Logistics Holdings, LLC, where he was promoted to Senior Vice President of Finance and Accounting, serving in that role until he joined Wingstop. Previously, Mr. Skipworth was an audit senior manager at KPMG LLP. He is a certified public accountant.

Portrait

Donnie S. Upshaw, Senior Vice President, People

Donnie Upshaw has served as Senior Vice President of People since November 2019. He joined the team in April 2018 as Vice President of People. Before joining Wingstop, Donnie served as Vice President of HR for Credit Corp for two years, where he led initiatives that improved financial performance, fostered internal talent, and instilled a stronger focus on employee culture and overall satisfaction. Prior to joining Credit Corp, Donnie served as Director of HR and Compliance at Energy Dispatch a subsidiary of RaceTrac Petroleum Inc.