is a franchisee of 56 Jack in the Box restaurants in the Austin, Texas, and Phoenix markets.
Before becoming a franchisee, he spent 3 years with Quiznos Corp., where he last served as Executive Vice President, overseeing operations of 4,500 restaurants.
Before Quiznos, he spent more than 12 years with Burger King Corp. in a variety of strategic positions, last serving as Senior Vice President of Global Communications and External Affairs.
While there, he
worked to optimize relationships with franchisees, franchise associations, local communities, and employees.
He also oversaw business development for minority franchisees and suppliers, franchise relations, diversity employment, and training; and managed the operations for 2,000 franchise restaurants covering 14 states with approximately $2 billion in annual sales.
Before Burger King, Clyde served as a Regional Operations Consultant for Franchising Operations in the Arby's Division of Triarc Companies.
Before that, he held a number of key management positions within the PepsiCo/Kentucky Fried Chicken division.
He began his career by serving in the United States Army for nearly 3 years, where he achieved the rank of Captain in the Army Inactive Ready Reserve.
He received a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MS degree from Central Michigan University.