Dallas Restaurant Company Wingstop Names Chief Information Officer

by | Dec 14, 2023

Chris Fallon has been named senior vice president, chief information officer by Dallas-based Wingstop and will lead the brand’s enterprise and restaurant technology solutions, IT infrastructure, and information security.

“Wingstop’s category of one position is further strengthened by our tech-forward strategy and vision to digitize every transaction,” Wingstop President & CEO Michael Skipworth said in a statement....

‘Untapped Opportunity’: Dallas Mayor’s Franchise Initiative Aims to Spur Southern‑Sector Job Growth, Economic Development
by | Oct 12, 2023
Entrepreneurs say being a franchisor or a franchisee is a good way to scale their businesses and build generational wealth.
The Franchise Game, an African American Franchise Symposium and Trade Show, Is Coming to Plano
by | Aug 24, 2023
Led by Tarji Carter—also known as "The Franchise Player"—and marketing maven Dessie Brown Jr., the inaugural event is a symposium aimed at bringing together experts and industry leaders to discuss the secrets to success, challenges, and opportunities in franchising.
Wingstop Adds New Senior Vice President/Chief Growth Officer
by | Jul 14, 2023

Addison-based restaurant chain Wingstop has hired Anne Fischer as its new senior vice president, chief growth officer, a role in which she will lead Wingstop’s marketing and digital strategies....


Dallas-Based Wingstop and Buff City Soap Partner on ‘Ranch-Inspired’ Soap Giveaway

by | Mar 9, 2023
Are you one of those people who likes to put ranch dressing on everything? If so, now you can put it on you, at least in a sense. Wingstop and Buff City Soap—both based in Dallas—have partnered to offer bars of "ranch-scented, ranch-inspired soaps," complete with "faux veggie toppers" as seen above. The two companies aim to celebrate something called National Ranch Day Thursday by giving away 100 bars. Here's how you can get one.
Wingstop EVP, Chief Revenue & Tech Officer Resigns to Be CEO at Another Company
by | Nov 12, 2022

Addison-based restaurant chain Wingstop announced Stacy Peterson, executive vice president, chief revenue and technology officer, has resigned to become CEO of another unnamed company.

Restaurant Business reported that the announcement was made in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission....

Frisco-based Ever.Ag Adds Ex-General Mills Exec to Board of Directors 
by | Nov 9, 2022

Ever.Ag, a Frisco-based AgTech supply chain software and financial services company, announced that it has added former General Mills executive John Church as an independent member to its board of directors....

DI People: Wingstop, JLL, EWF International, Starla Wines, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Sep 23, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from CBRE, Merriman Anderson Architects, Bank of Texas, Quality Custom Distribution, EFG Cos., Dillas Quesadillas, BBG, the Catholic Foundation, and others.

DI People: Jacobs, Southwest Airlines, AT&T, Sunwest Communications, KKR, Comerica, and More Make Moves

by | Mar 18, 2022
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from Ecobat, Wingstop, ActivePure Technologies, Communities Foundation of Texas, Texas Health Resources, and other area organizations.

Plus, meet the UT Arlington professor helping to lead a NASA mission.
DI People: Wingstop, Ansira Partners, and Varsity Brands Make Leadership Announcements
by | Jan 14, 2020
In this weekly roundup of leadership and executive moves by companies and organizations in North Texas, you'll also find news from Invitation Homes, Builders FirstSource, Hilltop Securities, Goosehead Insurance, and European Wax Center.
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DI People: Elevate Credit, Devenney Group, Kimberly-Clark Make Leadership Moves
by | Nov 26, 2019
In this weekly roundup of executive and leadership moves involving companies in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Jones|Carter, SWK Holdings, Wingstop, the Michaels Companies, and more.
DI People: JLL, Urban Air Adventure Park, MTX Group, Symphony RetailAI Make Exec Moves
by | Mar 19, 2019
You’ll also find news about Transplace, Amerant Bank, Greenberg Taurig, MBL Title, Associa, Logile, Avison Young, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, River Logic, and Wingstop in this roundup of executive moves by companies with ties to North Texas.
C.K. Sample III is the chief technology officer for Hypergiant Space Age Solutions Division

Ben Lamm-founded Hypergiant Names Sample as CTO

by | May 31, 2018
As chief technology officer of Hypergiant Space Age Solutions division, C.K. Sample will be responsible for engineering leadership in the enterprise marketplace.
Dallas-based Wingstop Offers 1st Menu-specific Ordering Via Alexa
by | Jan 12, 2017
Amazon Alexa prompts users through the ordering process -- no pre-selected favorite order needed.
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Dallas Entrepreneur Ben Lamm Focuses On Winning
by | Jun 8, 2016
The co-founder of Conversable talks about his new venture, and his focus on winning has led to success as an entrepreneur.
Ben Lamm and Andrew Busey founded Conversable in 2016. [Photo: Conversable]
Conversable’s Bots Put Wingstop’s Wings One Message Away
by | Jun 7, 2016
The company's software can detect specific phrases through Facebook Messenger or Twitter.