Executive Vice President
David Gonzalez is the Executive Vice President at Franchise Dynamics and is based in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining Franchise Dynamics, he served as Vice President/General Manager for Bennigan’s Franchising Company, where he rebuilt their franchise program from the ground up and was responsible for developing new strategies, business plans and managed new “Franchise Disclosure Document” (FDD) creation.
Prior to this, David was the Vice President – Franchise Operations and Development at Metromedia Restaurant Group (MRG), where he handled global franchise operations and development for multiple brands (29 Degree Tavern, Bennigan’s, Steak and Ale, Ponderosa Steak House, Bonanza Steak House) with over 400 franchise units worldwide.
Before joining MRG, David held a variety of development, finance and marketing positions at Sagittarius Brands, where he worked with both Del Taco and Captain D’s Seafood businesses and developed significant franchise restaurant financing expertise at Growth Capital Franchise Solutions.
He has been involved in the sale of more than 1,000 franchise units, worldwide, during the course of his career. His prior professional background includes working with Verizon and a number of entrepreneurial startup software companies. David earned two Bachelors of Business Administration degrees in Marketing and Organizational Behavior from Southern Methodist University, with minors in Advertising and Political Science.