Zaxby’s has appointed Blake Bailey as chief financial officer (CFO) for Zaxby’s Franchising, Inc. (ZFI). Bailey succeeds Tony Townley, founding partner with Zach McLeroy chief executive officer (CEO) of ZFI.
Townley is becoming Zaxby’s executive vice president (EVP). This move will help to streamline the financial responsibilities of the business and the day-to-day decision-making process, as well as increase the collaboration and innovation of the management team.
“Blake’s contributions to this organization and our tremendous growth over the years are significant,” said Townley. “This promotion is well-deserved. We are extremely excited to have Blake join the executive team at Zaxby’s and believe his future contributions will only continue to help us realize strategic growth and business success for all our Zaxby’s family.”
During the past 11 years, Bailey has been instrumental in several key initiatives, including leading ZFI in development strategies over the last few