New members bring collective experiences in franchising, legal, tech
Ruby Tuesday appointed Mitch Lowe and Adam Brotman to its Board of Managers (Directors). The two executives bring unique perspectives on the restaurant industry based on their careers. Lowe previously served as president of Sizzling Platter, a franchisee of well-known restaurant concepts, while Brotman holds the top spot at Brightloom, a technology company serving the restaurant industry.
As the former president of Sizzling Platter, Lowe was in charge of a company with 500 units, representing the Little Caesars, Dunkin Donuts and Wingstop restaurant concepts. He oversaw finance, legal, new restaurant development, M&A, and human resource functions from 2015 to 2020 as president. From 2006 to 2015, Lowe held the role of vice president of development and general counsel.
He started his career at Morgan Lewis & Bockius as an attorney. Lowe also currently serves as a director at Wow Bao Holdings and a board observer at Sizzling Platter. He received an undergraduate degree from The University of San Diego and earned a JD from University of San Francisco School of Law.
Prior to Brightloom, Brotman held the role of co-chief executive, president and chief experience officer at J. Crew, where he was charged for launching the retailer’s first loyalty program. Before J. Crew, he held high-profile roles at Starbucks, including executive vice president of Global Retail Operations and chief digital officer
Brotman was chief executive officer and co-founder of PlayNetwork, a provider of digital music and video services for restaurants and retailers, before working for Starbucks. He also serves as a board member at MOD Pizza. He received an undergraduate degree from University of California, Las Angeles and earned his JD from the University of Washington School of Law.
Ruby Tuesday emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy in February. Lowe and Brotman will join Ryan Carroll, Richard Miller and Shawn Lederman, chief executive of Ruby Tuesday.
About the publisher of this restaurant news site.