Wickham brings 37 years of corporate operations, marketing, learning and development to Nextbite
DENVER, March 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading virtual restaurant and technology company next bite, announced today that Michelle Wickham, a 37-year-old corporate restaurant executive for some of the nation’s most recognizable restaurants, has joined the company as chief operating officer. Wickham will lead Nextbite’s operations team, focusing on supporting the growth of the business and the expansion of its restaurant partners, ranging from small and medium businesses to large enterprises.
“Michelle’s proven track record of setting aggressive goals and driving results while executing creative and innovative strategies will benefit all aspects of our business,” said Alex Canter, CEO and Co-Founder of Nextbite. “Michelle’s enthusiasm and commitment to the industry aligns with that of Nextbite.”
Wickham’s experience ranges from quick service to casual and casual fast food restaurants. Prior to joining Nextbite, she served as Vice President of the Prepared Foods and Beverages Division of Casey’s General Stores, the nation’s fourth-largest convenience retailer and fifth-largest pizza chain. Additionally, Wickham served as Vice President of Culinary, Category, R&D and Restaurant Management for national burger chain Red Robin. Wickham has also held several positions in operations, sales and product development at Qdoba Mexican Eats, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Seattle’s Best and Yum! Marks.
“I love change and working with teams to create cutting-edge innovations and solutions,” Wickham said. “Nextbite is transforming the restaurant industry by enabling restaurant owners and operators to increase revenue with their existing kitchen space and staff, and brings the technology needed to streamline ordering from third-party delivery apps. Nextbite offers what every restaurant needs to keep pace with current times and demands.
Nextbite helps drive and shape the new digital era of the restaurant industry. A leader in virtual restaurants and a pioneer in online order management, the company is focused on helping restaurant partners successfully enter the virtual restaurant space with new delivery-only menus, using a workforce labor and underutilized kitchen capacity, to increase margins and revenue. Originally founded as Ordermark in 2017, Nextbite is the only all-in-one virtual restaurant solution for existing restaurants and kitchens that combines the proven Ordermark online ordering/delivery management system with a selection of highly visible and trendy delivery brands. Denver and Los Angeles-based Nextbite has more than $150 million in funding, with its latest round led by SoftBank. Learn more at nextbite.io and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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