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Mr. Wedo is a highly successful proven leader, CEO and executive in the restaurant and hospitality industries. He possesses a unique background in that he has demonstrated success as a Fortune 50 senior executive, an entrepreneur, and a turnaround CEO. He has served as both a private and public company Chairman and CEO and has raised over $500 million of both public and private debt and equity.
During his more than 25 year career he has led the turnaround of a variety of businesses, in the restaurant industry. He now serves as CEO of Premier Restaurant Group and as a member of the Board of Directors of several companies and non-profit organizations including the Armed Services YMCA.
Mr. Wedo has twice appeared on CBS’s Undercover Boss and has served as TV spokesman for several companies. He has also been featured in many publications including the Wall Street Journal and has won a variety of industry specific and National business awards including Entrepreneur of the Year, U.S. Small Business Administration’s – Delaware Home Business Advocate of the Year, U.S. Restaurant Industry’s – Area Developer of the Year and the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 under 40 among others.
Mr. Wedo holds a B.S. Degree in Business from Penn State University, an M.B.A from Cornell University and an International M.B.A. from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario Canada. He is also a retired officer in the US Navy Reserve.