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Mr. Bob Gries

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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Founder
    Cleveland Browns
  • Founder
    Tampa Bay Storm
  • Member of Board of Managers
    Orlando Predators
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In the 1940s and '50s, there ..., 29 Jan 2012 [cached]
In the 1940s and '50s, there were greats at almost Cleveland Browns - Ohio History Central - A product of the Ohio ...In 1945, Arthur B. McBride and Robert H. Gries founded the Cleveland Browns, a professional football team.
The new franchisee parent company was ..., 18 June 2008 [cached]
The new franchisee parent company was formed when Bob Gries, through Gries Investment Fund, purchased a 40 percent ownership stake from Tampa franchisee Bob Dorfman, who is now chairman, president and CEO of TCH Restaurant Group.
Gries, the former owner of the Tampa Bay Storm arena football team, has a minority ownership share of the Orlando Predators.His family was a minority owner of the Cleveland Browns.Most recently he has been active in Gries Investment Fund, a collateralized lender with investments across a variety of industry sectors.
"Five Guys is one of the truly great emerging restaurant franchises in the United States," says Gries."We saw this as a unique opportunity to invest in something that fits our criteria and offers great growth potential."
TCH will open an additional 10 Five Guys in Hillsborough County, as well as 50 in Houston and 20 in Columbus.Several stores are planned for opening in both Houston and Columbus by yearend 2008.
Dorfman also announced the first of the TCH board members, who will include former Tampa Mayor Dick Greco and Chris Lewis, former CFO and VP, Global Business Units, Jabil Circuit; as well as Gries and Dorfman.
However, the AFL Board had not ..., 12 Aug 2009 [cached]
However, the AFL Board had not okayed the deal and so after Howse stepped back from the franchise, one of the minority owners, Bob Gries, had the vote.
Gries, who at one time was part owner of the Tampa Bay Storm, was "very critical" to the white hats. He first voted to play and then on the second ballot voted not to have the Preds participate in 2009.
Buiness Features at, 9 May 2006 [cached]
Bob Gries, founder of the Tampa Bay Storm and now majority owner of the Orlando Predators, is one of the professionals who has come to rely on Safeguard."We trust the company to continually research the best products and rates for my business affairs," he reflects, "And they have been the primary source for taking care of my individual needs including health, personal auto, and my life insurance to protect my family."
Orlando Predators Front Office, 28 Mar 2011 [cached]
Bob Gries, Gries Investment Fund Partner Dal Kim Partner
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