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GPS Hospitality Adds Five Key Members to Partner Program

May 01, 2017

Partner Program Awards Franchisee’s Top Performers with Long-Term Incentives

ATLANTA – (May 1, 2017) – GPS Hospitality, a rapidly growing franchisee of BURGER KING® and Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen restaurants nationwide, proudly announces its newest class of Partner Program inductees.

This year’s announced partners include:

  • Carmen Gianguzzo, Director of Operations – Gulf Coast East
  • Tom Douglas, Director of Operations – Baton Rouge
  • Esau Holmes, Director of Operations – Georgia East
  • Bob Copp, Director of Operations – Michigan South
  • Roger Wood, Director of Operations – Michigan North

“Carmen, Tom, Esau, Bob and Roger have clearly demonstrated their dedication and passion to make our restaurants some of the best in the business. By their results, you can see how they are taking ownership of their regions and successfully growing their business,” said Tom Garrett, CEO of GPS Hospitality. “I am very proud to welcome them as partners.”

Open to all employees regardless of position, the GPS Hospitality Partner Program is a non-equity stock program designed to reward key team members who are committed to the company’s values and philosophy.

Stock earned through the program paves a path for top performers to be involved in the rise in value of the company, offering a long-term incentive to stay with GPS and participate in its expansion. With this year’s additions, there are now 23 GPS Hospitality partners.

For further information about GPS Hospitality, visit the company’s website at or follow them on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.


About GPS Hospitality

Founded in 2012, GPS Hospitality is a BURGER KING® and Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen franchisee, operating 385 restaurants in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. GPS Hospitality seeks to become our guests’ favorite QSR destination by implementing our brand values of being Goal Focused, People Oriented and Service Obsessed. For more information, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.


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