Smalls Sliders® Appoints Former Krispy Kreme US President as CEO
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Smalls Sliders® Appoints Former Krispy Kreme US President as CEO

December 12, 2022 // // ATLANTA - Smalls Sliders announces Maria Rivera, former US President of Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, as its Chief Executive Officer.  In prior roles with distinctive brands including TGI Fridays, Logan’s Roadhouse, Darden Restaurants and The Walt Disney Company, Maria has built high performing management teams from scratch and provided operational leadership at all levels of growth. This experience of combining a deep understanding of day-to-day operations with strategic leadership of national brands, makes Maria the perfect fit to lead expansion of Smalls Sliders.

“I am excited to be joining Smalls Sliders early on,” said Rivera. “I am eager to work alongside our partners to drive forward the impressive work they started. I look forward to bringing the incredible and innovative Smalls experience to new guests across the country while executing on the company’s growth agenda.”

"Maria brings the energy and tenacity necessary to build a successful brand”, said Brandon Landry, co-founder of Smalls Sliders. “The quality of our slider was really what hooked Maria. Her passion for people and operational excellence, her deep industry expertise, and her commitment to build and develop winning teams will enable our franchisees to successfully expand across the country.”

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