Meet the Management Team
David Rawnsley – President & Chief Financial Officer
David first joined Robeks in 2004 as a Regional Director overseeing the development and support of Robeks stores in his region. He soon became a franchisee operating three stores. David joined the Robeks leadership team as CFO in 2014 and was promoted to President in 2015. Before joining Robeks, David enjoyed a 15 year career as a Certified Public Accountant and finance executive across a broad range of industries. He is a graduate from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Economics. David’s operational, financial, and development experience provide him with the insight to foster corporate growth via strong unit level performance.
Jimmer Bolden – Vice President, Business Development
Jimmer joined Robeks leadership in 2003 to manage the setup and implementation of the Robeks franchise development program. He oversaw recruiting of more than 30 regional directors and 100 franchisees as Robeks expanded operations from California to 16 additional states and Washington, DC. Jimmer leads our development team that recruits exceptional franchisees and helps them lease, design, and build great Robeks store locations. Jimmer earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Cornell University.
Dan Richmond – Vice President & Chief of Operations
Dan is a long-time operations, training, and human resources executive in the restaurant industry. He started his career in the trenches at Acapulco and California Pizza Kitchen and also worked with Koo Koo Roo and Hamburger Hamlet. Dan held progressive positions and advanced rapidly, from field positions as both District and Regional Manager to Director positions in Operations, Training, Human Resources, and New Restaurant Openings, and on to Vice President of Operations. His ongoing goals are to continually update and modernize our training programs, focus on ways to improve the bottom line at each store, and work with our marketing department to build each franchisee’s top line.
Matt Furman – Director of Marketing
Having worked in both the marketing and advertising industries, Matt’s background offers a unique combination of experience and insight. He has worked closely with clients like Smart & Final, Natural Markets Food Group, KIA Motors, the Los Angeles Clippers, and The Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board. Matt has helped these brands achieve success in multiple areas from overall brand positioning and development to the management of multi-million dollar media campaigns. Matt is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and likes to maintain an active lifestyle in his free time. His favorite Robeks beverage is the “Tropi-Kale” smoothie.