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Meet our Executive Team

Mojo Roast Pork

Danny's Favorite

DANNY MEISENHEIMER, President

Danny joined Pollo Tropical® in early 2012. His experience in restaurant marketing, branding and operations leadership spans more than 20 years, having previously served as Chief Brand Officer and Chief Operating Officer in the family dining and quick service restaurant categories. Danny is a University of Oklahoma graduate, with a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies. He lives in Dallas with his wife Jennifer and their two school-aged children.

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Sandi's Favorite

SANDRA PASCUAL, Vice President, Marketing And Menu Planning

For nearly 20 years, Sandra Pascual has been an essential ingredient for Pollo Tropical. The brand has benefitted from her diverse range of expertise – from marketing and communications to menu research and strategy. Sandra’s contributions to the brand have been seen at more than 100 Pollo Tropical new location Grand Openings, the product introductions of many of the most successful Pollo Tropical menu items, and in many strategic brand partnerships. Sandra is a Florida native and an alumnus of Florida International University.

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Willie's Favorite

ELADIO “WILLIE” ROMEO, Senior Vice President, Restaurant Operations

Willie joined Pollo Tropical in 2014 in Franchise Operations where he immediately utilized his 20 plus years of experience in both company and franchise operations. In his career, Willie has worked for two major brands including Dunkin Brands and Burger King where he was responsible for markets with 300 plus restaurants and over 6,000 employees. Willie was certified by Senn Delaney as a master trainer as a culture change agent. He enjoys living in South Florida and is an avid basketball and soccer fan.

Tropichop Grilled chicken black beans & yellow rice

Glenn's Favorite

GLENN ROZANSKY, Vice President of Real Estate

After graduating from Vanderbilt University, Glenn began his career in real estate as a project manager at Rozansky & Kay Construction Company, then as a principal of Rozansky Development Company, specializing in retail and other commercial projects. Since 1992 (not a typo, 1992!), Glenn has been responsible for evaluating new markets, locating and purchasing/leasing sites, and securing zoning approvals and permits to fulfill his quest to bring TropiChops® to the masses. Glenn is married to a spectacular woman (who doesn’t like to cook, so they eat Pollo Tropical® a lot); and they have two grown, amazing, fun-loving children.

Chicken Soup Bowl

Jeff's Favorite

JEFF WEBB, Vice President, Purchasing And Research & Development

Jeff joined the company as Director of R&D 15 years ago. Prior to Pollo Tropical®, he served as Director of Purchasing for Worldwide Catering, as a Purchasing Manager for Norwegian Cruise Lines, Project Leader for Burger King Corporation as well as a Food Scientist for the Campbell Soup Company. A graduate of Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science, Jeff also earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Miami and enjoys family time with his wife and two sons, fishing and all sports.