Larry Hyatt is not available for direct meeting request. Contact their chapter about matching with them or another mentor.
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As a SCORE volunteer with almost 40 years of experience in senior corporate finance roles, primarily in the consumer-facing restaurant, retail and hospitality industries, Larry can help you to start or grow your business. He retired as Chief Financial Officer of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, having previously served as CFO and Interim Chief Executive at OCharleys, Inc. Previous positions include Executive VP and CFO of Cole National Corporate, a specialty retailer; Chief Financial and Restructuring Officer of PSINet, Inc., the world’s first internet service provider; CFO of HMS Host Corporation; and CFO of Sodexho Marriott Services, Inc. and its predecessor company. Prior to that he served for almost 18 years in various finance positions at Marriott International. Larry currently serves as a Board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Carrols Restaurant Group, the World's largest and only publicly traded Burger King Franchisee. He served for 11 years as a Board member and Chairman of the Audit Committee for CitiTrends Inc., an apparel retailer with 600 stores. He also served on the Advisory Board of Unidine Corporation, a privately-held foodservice company in Boston.
Areas of Expertise
- Accounting & Finance
- Business Plan
- Management & Operations
- Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation
- Food & Beverage