Patricia is an experienced business development leader. Prior to joining the Bagel Brands team as its Senior Vice President of Franchise and License, she served as the Vice President of Development for Edible Brands, overseeing global development, construction, real estate, franchising, licensing/CPG and business gifting. Patricia led a global relaunch of the franchise development program for this $600 million business. She is a member of several boards including the International Franchise Association’s ICFE board and the Yum! Center for Global Franchise Excellence Board.
Prior to Edible Brands, Patricia worked at Blink Fitness and Krispy Kreme in executive franchise development capacities. Patricia started her career as a restaurant operator, managing a successful farm to table, southern cuisine restaurant in the Atlanta area. After she sold her business, Patricia launched her corporate career with Church’s Chicken, in roles of increasing scope in franchise sales and development.