“Anita and Steve have been strong members of our leadership team and these promotions signify the importance of their leadership and vision for Black Bear Diner, as we continue to grow and expand,” said Dean.
Dean continued, “Steve Standlea’s role as COO echoes his growing responsibility in our business over all aspects of operations. From training and construction to diner operations and administration, Steve plays a crucial role on our Black Bear Diner team.”
Adams joined Black Bear Diner in March 2017 as CFO. Standlea joined the company in September 2017 and most recently served as Senior Vice President Operations Support.
Black Bear Diner has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing franchises in the country, opening 15 diners in 2018 and 8 already in 2019.
Founded in Mt. Shasta, Calif., in 1995, Black Bear Diner brings home-style comfort food classics and personal service to the dining experience.
Black Bear Diner has been consistently recognized for its significant growth and outstanding performance.
Franchise Times has called Black Bear Diner one of the “Smartest-growing brands” in the country.