A People-First Culture (Part 1 of 2) Ft. Patty Lopez-Calleja

A People-First Culture (Part 1 of 2) Ft. Patty Lopez-Calleja

In this exciting two-part episode, Joel talks with Patty Lopez-Calleja, Chief Experience Officer and SVP of Strategic Initiatives at Fiesta Restaurant Group, parent company of Pollo Tropical, the 138 location restaurant chain headquartered in Miami. Patty discusses creating an actual people-first culture, she reveals the secret and quiet ways they invest in their people and communities, “giving employees what they ask for” when it comes to benefits, what service experience really means, and much more. 

 

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#35 – Love Your Neighborly As Yourself Ft. Josh Sevick and John Dobelbower

On our first two-guest episode, Joel has a candid chat with Josh Sevick, President of The Grounds Guys, and John Dobelbower, Director of Franchise Development at The Grounds Guys, a Neighborly company.

Hear about the hard life lesson that changed John’s career path, the Code of Values that guides their company culture and is reviewed daily by their frontline teams, who is the most important role in the company and how they’re identified, and a lot more neighborly advice as well. You won’t want to miss this one.

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#33 – Chasing the Right Things Ft. Jeff Oddo

Joel sits down for a transformational discussion with Jeff Oddo, owner and CEO of City Wide Facility Solutions, providing over 20 facility solutions, from handyman services to janitorial to parking lot repairs. Jeff shares the divine intervention of Mr. Cho, who inspired their pivot to the franchise model, leading his household how he leads his business, his advice to his younger self, how to chase and pursue the right things in life, and much more.

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