Fred Burmer

Published: October 29, 2019

Fred Burmer joined The RC Group in 2019 and serves as Chief Operating Officer, leading the Operations Team for all Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Long John Silver’s, and KFC franchises in Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, and Virginia. His executive career encompasses over 30 years of successfully running franchise organizations, with expertise in both Franchisee and Franchisor operations.

Fred has deep multifaceted experience, from developing new markets to transforming broken markets. He has a legacy of developing talent and strong teams that deliver great results by championing a “glass-half-full” mindset and focusing his teams on achievable goals. During his career, Fred has worked in a range of small–to-conglomerate chain franchise environments.

Since college, Fred has been a part of Yum! Brands. He started as a team member at Pizza Hut while in college, rising through the ranks and eventually becoming a Pizza Hut Franchisee. He has held executive level positions for Yum! Brands Corporations as well as large Franchisees such as Border Foods and Emerald City Pizza, LLC.

Fred graduated from the University of Central Florida and earned his Master’s Degree (MBA) from Rollins College Graduate School of Business in Winter Park, Florida.

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