October 07, 2013 // Franchising.com // HAMPTON, N.H. – The Meat House, more commonly known as the modern revival of the neighborhood butcher and specialty grocer, announces the appointment of Brett Willis as Executive Vice President of Business Development.
With nearly 20 years of experience in the franchise industry, leading sales and business development for several well recognized national restaurant concepts, Willis is bringing a fresh perspective and abundance of knowledge and experience with proven business development strategies and execution.
As EVP of Business Development, Willis will be a key member of The Meat House’s executive team, creating new multi-unit area development relationships with quality franchise partners around the country.
"We are excited to welcome Brett to The Meat House management team. He has previously served in numerous high-level leadership roles and brings a proven ability to capitalize on the franchise business model with new prospects and franchise partners," said Justin Rosberg, co-founder and CEO of The Meat House. "We have tremendous growth and momentum in our business right now and Brett is a world-class executive who will no doubt strengthen our team as we prepare for the future."
Over the course of his career, Willis has established a reputation as a notable leader in the franchise industry both domestically and internationally. Willis’ professional track record includes traditional and non-traditional location development, truly understanding where the consumer meets the brand and driving growth into key markets and real estate.
"I’m looking forward to working with the leadership team at The Meat House. They have something unique to offer both consumers and franchise investors," said Brett Willis on joining The Meat House as EVP of Business Development. "The passion for this business can be felt system-wide, and I’m excited to be part of this family now, working closely with the team in place and contributing to The Meat House’s continued success and national growth."
Founded in 2003 by lifelong friends Justin Rosberg and Jason Parent, The Meat House is the modern revival of the neighborhood butcher. With a focus on quality, consistency and superior customer service, The Meat House offers the satisfaction of by-gone days as the only national butcher shop franchise. The Meat House began its franchise opportunity in 2008, and has since grown to 29 locations across 10 states, with 150 additional stores under development and scheduled to open during the next 5-10 years. For more information, visit www.themeathouse.com.
SOURCE The Meat House