L.A. Restaurateur Brad Johnson & Tony Roma’s Ken Myres
Brad Johnson – Owner, Post & Beam and Willie Jane Restaurants
Brad Johnson is the owner of Post & Beam and Willie Jane, renowned restaurants in the California area, and the owner of Post & Beam Hospitality Group, Inc, a management company that is dedicated to successful restaurant performances. Through cost effective operations, targeted marketing and purchasing programs, comprehensive training, and sales development at the local level, Brad is able to deliver quality and success through the business of eating – restaurants. He also successfully provides concept development, site selection, design, and startup planning and implementation. This interview includes a very honest discussion of the role African Americans play in the restaurant world.
Ken Myres – President at Romacorp, Inc. and Tony Roma’s
Ken Myres is the President of Romacorp, Inc. the parent company of Tony Roma’s, a worldwide casual restaurant chain that operates in more than 30 countries around the globe. As the President of Tony Roma’s, he brings his years of experience in franchise and international operations development. Prior to joining Tony Roma’s, he was a Vice President at Metromedia Restaurant Group, the owners of 800 Ponderosa and Bonanza restaurants. Tony earned his BS in Business as an Accounting major from Indiana University Bloomington, and went on to specialize in restaurant development.