Executives

Company Overview

Awards

Executives:

Harry T. Rose
Chairman

P. Jeffrey Warden
President &
Chief Executive Officer


Christopher Tobia
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Bonnie Lippincott
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Paul Rockelmann
Vice President,
Human Resources


Jason Rose
Vice President,
Real Estate


Catherine Chuck
Vice President,
Marketing & Public Relations


Harry Karopoulos
Vice President,
Operations, Region 2


Tom Lowe
Vice President,
Operations, Region 1


Harry Karopoulos
Vice President, Operations, Region 2

Harry began his restaurant career with a New York franchisee of Nathan's Famous. In 1981, he joined the restaurant division of Hebrew National Inc. where he was promoted to general manager. In 1986, he founded a food brokerage company. Clients included Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. In 1991, Harry joined Solow Inc., one of the early franchisees of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar as a general manager and was later promoted to area director.

Harry joined The Rose Group as an area director in 1999. In 2002 he was promoted to regional director of operations with responsibilities overseeing Applebee's unit operations, people development and training. Harry K focuses on restaurant R&M projects in addition to daily operations excellence and team development in his region. In 2014, Harry was honored for his contributions and dedication to the company with a promotion to executive director of operations. He was later promoted to vice president of operations in 2017.

Harry is a graduate of Queens College with a bachelor's degree and St. John's University with a master's degree in Finance.

He resides in Allentown, Pennsylvania with his wife and four children. He enjoys traveling (to Greece especially), remodeling projects and outdoor activities.


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