Jourdan Daleo is currently the Senior Vice President of Franchising and Field Operations for Popeyes, North America and has been with Restaurant Brands International (RBI) since 2016. In her role, Jourdan leads business development, franchising, strategic market planning, and all aspects of franchisee operations for the brand. Since joining Popeyes, Jourdan has played a pivotal role in leading the brand’s franchising strategy and has had a significant impact in making Popeyes one of the most profitable QSR brands today. Her hands-on approach to franchising has driven exponential growth and scaled development for the brand, and her vision for franchisee success is highlighted by her work ensuring streamlined operations in the restaurants.
Prior to her current role, Jourdan served as the Vice President of Franchising and Business Development for Popeyes. Before joining Popeyes, she held several roles at Burger King as Northeast Division GM, Deals Lead and Director of Marketing Analytics and Franchise Performance in Latin America and Caribbean. Jourdan previously spent eight years working in investment banking at J.P. Morgan. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin in 2008.