Leading fast food restaurant chain ‘The Einstein Noah Restaurant Group’ has appointed John Coletta as their new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Coletta has replaced Manny Hilario (former Chief Operations Officer).
Mr. Coletta was the Chief Financial Officer at Quiznos restaurant, which has 3,000 units spread across 33 countries across the globe. So, far Mr. Coletta has had an impressive career that spans across 25 years in the restaurant business industry. A BSc. in Accounting graduate from the Loyola Marymount University, Mr. Coletta started his career at the Arthur Andersen LLP’s Audit and Business Advisory Division where he worked with finance for 10 years.
Subsequently, he held a number of responsible positions as follows: Chief Financial Officer at Real Goods Solar (a leading U.S. solar integration company with retail consumer facing operations), Chief Financial Officer / President at Cartridge World (a global franchising retail company with operations in more than 63 countries), and Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer at Rock Bottom Restaurants, Inc. (a multi-brand national restaurant company that owns Old Chicago, Rock Bottom, Chophouse, Sing Sing and Boulder Beer).
With more than 25 years of expertise in finance, Mr. Coletta has also attained an extensive experience in hospitality, retail and development, supply chain management, strategy & executive management in restaurants and improving the food quality, cost and distribution reliability in restaurants.
Group President and CEO of Einstein Noah, Jeff O’Neill says, “We are pleased to welcome John, a great addition to the Einstein Noah team. Throughout his extensive career, he has demonstrated great ability in leading finance teams at both private and public companies across a number of different industries, while making impressive contributions along the way. As we continue to aggressively grow our concept nationwide, we are grateful to be strengthening our management team with such an experienced finance and restaurant leader, and look forward to his contributions.”
The Einstein Noah Restaurant Group operates under the Einstein Bros. Bagels, Noah’s New York Bagels and Manhattan Bagel brands in the United States.