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Our Board Members

QSCC’s board members bring a range of professional backgrounds and skillsets to the management of the co-op’s business functions. This mix of diverse skillsets and common frames of reference has given the management team the unique ability to rapidly adapt and deploy best practices and business processes to the benefit of Wendy’s restaurants in the U.S. and Canada.    


Eddie Rodriguez was co-founder of JAE Restaurant Group, LLC which owned and operated 240 Wendy’s restaurants in Florida, Tennessee, Texas, and New Mexico. Currently, Eddie is Chairman of WenCo Restaurant Group, LLC which is family-owned and operates 38 restaurants in Florida.

Vice Chairman

David started his career with Wendy’s in 1985 as a General Manager. In 1990 he joined Wendy’s Corporate Denver in operations before returning to the franchise side in 1996 as a multi-unit manager. David became a Partner and the operator of Wend Colorado Partnership in 1998 growing the franchise to 10 restaurants over the next several years.


Gunther Plosch (GP) has served as the Wendy's Company Chief Financial Officer since 2016. He leads all financial aspects of Wendy's, from tax and treasury matters to representing the brand as the main point of contact with investors.


Jim has been a Wendy's franchisee since 1987 and leads the day-to-day operation and administrative functions for Mountain West Wendy's. He has served on the National Restaurant Association Board and currently serves as the President of two DMAs.

BOD Member

Tad Dolbier is the CEO of Tar Heel Capital Corporation, based in Boone North Carolina and operating 87 Wendy’s Restaurants in NC, SC and GA.

BOD Member

Raul Dominguez brings a wealth of experience and an operator’s insight to the board, along with an irrepressible passion for strengthening the Wendy’s brand.

BOD Member

Greg has been a Wendy's franchisee since 1993 and currently owns and operates three Wendy's restaurants with his wife, Michele and their daughter, Kelly.

BOD Member

Liliana joined the Wendy’s Company in June 2014 and has served as Chief Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Officer since February 2021.

BOD Member

Jason Honigfeld has been with The Briad Group for over ten years. As Chief Operations Officer, Jason is responsible for overseeing Briad’s operational platform, leveraging his background and skill set as a project manager with Briad Construction Services.

BOD Member

As a Wendy’s Hall-of-Famer, Mike Zak is one of the most highly respected Wendy’s franchise owners. He has been a member of the Wendy's family for nearly 40 years. He owns 39 restaurants across Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, and Nebraska.

BOD Member

Michael is a second-generation Wendy's franchisee. He brings a wealth of financial expertise and a lifelong commitment to the Wendy's brand.

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