Frank Sickelsmith

Chief Development Officer of International for Inspire Brands

Frank Sickelsmith is the Chief Development Officer of International for Inspire Brands. Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose current portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby’s, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin’, Jimmy John’s, Rusty Taco, and SONIC Drive-In locations worldwide. Before his current role, Frank worked at the Autogrill Group as Global Vice President and Group Director of Brand Development and Strategic Partnerships. Frank also held leadership positions within Autogrill Group’s North American subsidiary, HMSHost including Vice President of Adult Beverage and Restaurant Development, Senior Director of Operations at Miami International Airport and Director of Operations at LAX International Airport. Frank joined HMSHost in 2005. Prior to his time with HMSHost, he served in a variety of strategic and managerial positions within Brinker International, supporting franchisees in the development and operations of the Chili’s brand worldwide. Frank is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University having earned a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on French, International Relations and Advertising.

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