Atlanta-based Global Franchise Group, parent company of Great American Cookies, Marble Slab Creamery, MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery and Pretzelmaker/Pretzel Time, has named Lewis Loeb as its new chief financial officer.
In this position, Loeb will manage all financial and accounting divisions with the Global Franchise Group family of brands, which are managed by GFG Management LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.
"Lewis brings over 30 years of experience in the industry to our company and will be a great asset in providing strategic leadership to all stakeholders of our business, building even stronger store level economics and increasing franchisee profitability," said Chris Dull, president and CEO of GFG Management LLC.
Loeb served as chief financial officer and treasurer at McAlister's Corp. for nearly 15 years, managing multiple departments in the financial field including human resources. He helped handle the sale of the corporation and managed funds and tax details nationwide during this process. Prior, he was vice president and controller at Delchamps Inc. for 10-plus years and was at Touche Ross and Company for almost five years.
A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a Certified Management Accountant, Loeb has used this expertise to reduce labor costs and increase sales in each of his previous positions.
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