Businessman named to board
Posted: Monday, October 8, 2012 7:00 pm
Local Huddle House owner Matt Flynn has been appointed to Huddle House’s Franchise Advisory Committee and will help the restaurant chain develop business strategies.
Flynn opened his first Huddle House in 2010 and has since opened up a total of 10 units.
Due to his success, Flynn recently become part of Huddle House’s Franchise Advisory Committee.
He will meet quarterly with the Huddle House corporate team to discuss the overall state of business and departmental initiatives. He will also discuss and share business strategies with other Huddle House franchisees across the country to help improve their operations and business success.
Jeremy Lee, field marketing director of Huddle House, said the eight-member board guides Huddle House decisions on processes and food.
Lee described the FAC members as “ambassadors of the (Huddle House) brand.”
He said Flynn was a perfect fit for the committee because of his success managing multiple Huddle House franchises.
“He is very well respected by other franchise owners,” Lee said.
Flynn is a native of Senatobia, Miss., and currently lives in Memphis. He is a partner in owning the 10 franchises in three states — Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi.
He said he is looking forward to serving on the committee and working with Huddle House managers across the region.
“It presents an opportunity for us to be involved in the operation … interacting and talking with other managers,” Flynn said.
He said he and his business partner are maintaining a growth-oriented philosophy for their stores.
Huddle House is a full-service family restaurant chain that was started in 1964. The Atlanta, Ga.-based company has more than 400 franchises in 20 states, primarily in the Southeast, the Midwest and Southwest.
Published in The Messenger 10.08.12