James J. O'Connor joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary in February 2007. For the six years prior to joining us, Mr. O'Connor held various senior level financial positions, including Chief Financial Officer of the Wendy's Brand, at Wendy's International, Inc. From 1999 to 2000, Mr. O'Connor served as Senior Manager of Financial Reporting for Tween Brands. Mr. O'Connor previously served as a Senior Manager for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1985 until 1998. Mr. O'Connor is a CPA and earned a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Accounting and Finance from the Ohio State University.

Brian T. O’Malley was appointed Chief Executive Officer in December 2015.  Mr. O’Malley was appointed President in August 2014, Chief Operating Officer in October 2010 and earlier served as Senior Vice President of Operations, BRIO from 2006 until October 2010.  He joined the Company in 1996 as the General Manager of BRAVO! Dayton, was promoted to District Partner in 1999, Director of Operations in 2000 and to Vice President of Operations in 2004.  Prior to that, he was employed with Sante Fe Steakhouse, where he held positions as a general manager, director of training and regional manager.

Connie Collins was appointed Chief Operating Officer in December 2015.   Ms. Collins was appointed Vice President of Operations in January 2014 and joined BBRG in February 2013 when she was named District Partner.  Ms. Collins began her career at Clyde’s Restaurant Group in Washington, DC followed by Copeland’s of New Orleans, McCormick and Schmick’s and Starr Restaurants where she held several restaurant management level positions.