Brand Leadership

Tory Bartlett

Moe's Southwest Grill and Interim Chief Brand Officer, Schlotzsky's

Tory Bartlett served nine years in the U.S Army Reserve and has a BS in business with a concentration in green sustainable enterprise management. He has an MBA from Kennesaw State University and has been in the restaurant business for over 28 years. A true self-made success, Tory started out as a dishwasher and cook at Hooters of America, Inc. Twenty years and several roles within the company later, including VP of franchise operations, Tory left the organization to pursue his passion for the hospitality industry.

In 2013, he accepted the CEO position with Southern Proper Hospitality (SPH), an entrepreneurial hospitality group in Atlanta, Georgia. As CEO, Bartlett spearheaded the growth of SPH by leading the organization down several strategic disciplines in the hospitality industry and creating a positive corporate culture.

Today, Tory serves as the chief brand officer for Moe’s. In his role, he collaborates with franchisees to lead the brand’s strategic organizational initiatives and facilitate financial success. Tory’s passion for the brand is grounded in his respect and admiration for the many long-term stakeholders of Moe’s.

Tory and his wife, Michelle, live in Marietta, Ga. and have two boys, Michael and Thomas. Tory and Michelle enjoy traveling the world and spending time watching both of their boys participate in competitive swimming.