As an astute business development and expansion leader known for crafting the requisite strategic vision to achieve business goals, Alon Mor offers a unique blend of executive acumen, team building, corporate leadership, and multi-operations management. At Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, as the President & CEO, Alon has driven success in innovating the Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant in Colorado from inception to implementation. Within a short span, Alon has expanded this unique fast-casual restaurant chain to 40+ locations across 10 states.
Well recognized for judicious use of resources and implementing cost containment measures, Alon’s work has been instrumental in expanding Panera Bread operations to over 125 bakeries-cafés. He has run and managed all startup operations from concept to completion.
Alon’s career includes various leadership roles, where he was strategically recruited to inspire confidence and champion initiatives to achieve goals outlined in the association’s strategic plan. He is equipped with sound knowledge in organizational structures & culture, business process, marketing expansions & demographics, and performance measurement. During the past two decades, Alon has demonstrated success in leading franchise operations, driving profitability, fast-paced business growth, and facilitating sustainable change within restaurant & consumer product goods industries.
Within the industry, Alon is able to instill vision to achieve company goals and surpass profit expectations while maintaining quality, safety, and customer service integrity through total quality management. He is skilled in promoting, expediting and maximizing the performance of short- and long-range objectives. He has initiated change management strategies and enforced corporate policies and procedures resulting in more efficient operations, better-trained staff, and improved customer service.
Today, Alon is a serial entrepreneur. He is an investor, and partner is several tech companies, restaurant, and retail concepts, dental practices, entertainment, and destination management companies, real estate ventures as well as several companies in the consumer good products space. Alon is very involved in the day-to-day with his companies and serves in a variety of positions with each company.
Alon possesses solid business skills, versatile organizational leadership, and strong multi-tasking & problem-solving abilities. He is recognized for advanced public speaking skills and executive decision-making. Alon has earned a master’s degree in public administration and his noteworthy achievements include being ranked #9 on Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers (2014) as well as the Forty under 40 winner – an award from the Denver Business Journal.
Alon is married to Rikki, and they have three daughters, Yarden, Maya, and Tali. In his spare time, Alon is involved in several non-profit committees and sits on several boards in the Jewish and Non-Jewish world.