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Most recently, Regional Vice President for Thomas & King, Inc.
Currently searching for an exciting and challenging new venture
What best describes my company
Casual Dining
Career Advancement, Consulting, Finding a Job, Franchising, Making Friends, Networking
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For over 25 years, Kurtis Montgomery has been a leader in the restaurant industry. Leading with integrity is his style. Focus and commitment are his trademarks. Developing an impressive work ethic early on, Kurtis began his career as General Manager of a large, casual dining chain. It was here he honed his skills and created a leadership style that earned him not only extensive experience and insight, but the recognition as a leader in his field.

Moving on to new challenges, Thomas and King, a franchise of Applebee's, welcomed Kurtis into what would be a career catapulting role...a role that would help make a name for him in the world of casual dining. It was with Thomas & King that he moved through the leadership ranks into one of his greatest career achievements, Regional Vice President, overseeing over 40 Applebee's restaurants with annual sales exceeding $127 million. Growing his market from three to thirty restaurants, Kurtis set the standard for delivering service and value at every level, consistently coordinating, managing and developing his teams. Enhancing menu development for the entire franchise and brand, as well as overseeing new initiatives to operational excellence, Kurtis thrives at the intersection of responsible profit and superior Guest service, managing the business and the people. Known for achieving the highest average sales in the company, he possesses the critical insight to maximize responsible profit. A keen ability to see and capitalize on potential, he strives to constantly develop talent and in doing so, be a role model to his team, realizing the real essence of leadership is about inspiration.

Call him a leader, but if you really want to get his attention, ask him about his son, his eye for art or his fondness for traveling. An active philanthropist, Kurtis devotes his time and talent as a member of the board for the Dream Factory of Arizona, a cause he passionately supports.

Commitment. Passion. Focus. Essential ingredients of an effective leader, father and businessman.
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At 1:10pm on December 29, 2008, Rick Holland said…
Iv'e driven by the site a few times, they should do pretty well in that location. I was working right down the street from there until last week I moved to the Boise Mall location. My # is 928-499-0995, I'll have to swing by to see Doug one of these days- talk to you soon.
At 10:08am on December 29, 2008, Rick Holland said…
Hey Kurtis, good to hear from you- yes we did move to Boise- going well so far. Let me know when you are in town- would love to catch up with you if you have time.
At 4:51pm on November 20, 2008, Kristen Siqueiros said…
That's pretty cool! Buffalo Wild Wings just opened up a location by my house. They seem to be busy everytime I drive by. They're on a great corner location :o) I hope everything goes well for you, and that you have a great holiday season as well! Take care!
At 7:38am on November 15, 2008, Kendra said…
Hi Kurtis... no, I won't be coming to AZ unless they want me to manage a store there. I've just completed MIT and TKU and I'm back in my home store #304 in Springfield as an AM. Glad to hear from you and hope you're doing well. As for me, that enthusiasm at openings is with me everyday!
At 12:47pm on November 11, 2008, Marlene said…
Yea...we all decided that we were transitioning into more than recruiting. I think I am the 1st to actually go there with the titile. Joke here is I am the "VP of Anything you need from me"...definately not just recruiting anymore...:0)
Tina was awesome! I saw Madonna on her last tour...amazing dancers, great show, but Tina...68, running around in stilettos and spandex, looking fierce...that's hard to beat. I want to be Tina when I grow up.
At 8:28am on November 11, 2008, Rhonda Dedic said…
Hi Kurtis, love the real men of genuis!! Hope your doing well.
At 6:08pm on November 4, 2008, Kristen Siqueiros said…
That's cool! Yes I am still currently at #512. My last day is December 17th, because I am graduating from GCC with my associates in business and then I will be attending NAU for my BBA in Global Management.

The new Happy Hour changes are ok. Not much of a difference. Business has slowed down so much. It's get scary out there. At least gas prices have gone down a ton!

How are things going for you?
At 1:02pm on October 29, 2008, Liz Dawson said…
Hi Kurtis, we haven't been affected too bad considering the state of the economy. We still see our regular guests every week and are seeing new faces in Scottsdale. The two locations that seem to be hit the hardest are Tempe and Arrowhead. In Arrowhead, we seem to be battling with Westgate.
On another note, I would love to learn more about Dream Factory. I checked out the website and was immediately taken by these kids. I would love to know how to become involved with this organization either through Fuddruckers or on a personal level.
At 4:19pm on October 28, 2008, Pete Pulido said…
How are you sir. Yes I,am still with bee,s. Iam @ 522.power and ray. No training. Waiting to take test to go into management. Good (o hear from you. Stop by bring the family in. Keep in touch.
At 5:50pm on April 28, 2008, Kristen Siqueiros said…
Hi Kurtis! I hope that you are doing well! We miss you at T&K. Thank you again for referring me to help train Livia! :o) You're the best!




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