Greg Dollarhyde   Karma Partner & Advisor   CEO, Veggie Grill

Greg Dollarhyde
Karma Partner & Advisor
CEO, Veggie Grill

Currently, Dollarhyde is Chief Energizing Officer of rapidly-growing VEGGIE GRILL, a Santa Monica-based restaurant chain offering delicious and craveable vegetarian food that enables you to move veggies to the center of your plate. Veggie Grill's mission is to celebrate vegetables, grains and nuts through innovative and seasonal menu offerings.

Dollarhyde is also Executive Chairman of the Board, and former CEO of ZOES KITCHEN, an NYSE-listed (ZOES), rapid-growth, future-thinking, fast casual company headquartered in Dallas, Tx. Zoes Kitchen is a 123+ store chain that was "Born in the Mediterranean and raised in the South" and is growing profits at more than 40% per year.

Formally, Dollarhyde was Executive Chairman of the Board of Pacific Island Restaurants, franchisee of 90+ PIZZA HUT and TACO BELL restaurants exclusively located in Hawaii and Guam. Company was sold to private investors in late 2012. Additionally, he was an angel investor and Chairman of the Board of Riot Games, a very successful MMORPG gaming company headquartered in Santa Monica, CA that is now in more than 40 countries.

Through Dollarhyde Enterprise Group, Greg is looking to raise money for and invest in multi-unit growth companies in the Restaurant and Consumer sectors. Current investments include Lazy Dog Cafes and other new restaurant start-ups.

Specialties: Boards of Directors and Corporate Governance, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Turnarounds and Reorganizations, Real Estate Development, Team Building in Rapid Growth situations, Value Creation.