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Meet the team — then, if you feel so inclined, drop us a line.
Pat Phelan | CEO | All things Leap
Pat is an entrepreneur, visionary and strategic thinker in the world of hospitality. He has raised more than $50M in private equity for various hospitality projects, supplied and manufactured more than $40M in hospitality furniture and recruited hundreds of talented people for some of the top food and beverage brands. Pat received his Bachelor's in Business from the University of Missouri- Columbia and his MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. Pat was named as one of the National Restaurant News 2018 top 75 Power CEO's in hospitality. Leap was recently named one of Kansas City's top 100 growing companies in 2018 by Ingram's Magazine.
Michael Werner | Director of Restaurant Ops | Leap Development
As one of Leap Hospitality's founding members, Michael brings more than 25 years of local, regional and national experience to the table. As a restaurateur, culinarian and consultant, Michael has a proven track record of success and brings his chameleon-like abilities, expertise and passion to every Leap project.
Chris Wunder | VP of Business Development | Recruitment & Mergers and Aquisitions
Chris joined Leap Hospitality in 2016 as a Director, Executive Recruitment. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from William Paterson University and an Associate's Degree in Psychology. He has an extensive background as a professional in recruitment, talent acquisition, sales and management with a focus on strategic planning and project deployment.
Jon Bremer | Business Development Manager | All things Leap
A true service professional with years of experience, Jon works directly with our customers from the first day of a project to the last. After spending just a little time with him, you’ll know that he’ll do anything to ensure that your timeline and your expectations are in good hands.
Brian Royce | Search Consultant | Leap Recruit
Brian joined Leap Hospitality in 2017 to support and fuel the growth of our Recruiting Team. He has a diverse background as an entrepreneur, sales professional and experience in retail operations. He specializes in recruitment of field operations candidates for our clients.
We’d love to chat about how we can make your pad feel more like home for your customers.