Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit May 30-31, 2012 The Hilton Toronto Hotel Founding Producer GE Capital
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Mike Cordoba

CEO and Partner | Empresario Capital Partners

Mike Cordoba is one of the founding Partners and Chief Executive Officer of Empresario Capital Partners Limited. Empresario Capital Partners was formed to acquire and/or invest in mid-market businesses which are successful in their own right but can benefit from capital infusion with a systematic approach to both growth and profitability. Targeted companies align to the expertise of the Empresario Partners and the Company currently has investment holdings and operational involvement in the foodservice, healthcare, retail automotive and paving industries.

Empresario’s investments in the restaurant industry include RAMMP Hospitality Brands Inc. the franchisor and owner of the restaurant brands Mr. Mikes Steakhouse and Bar, The Pantry and Rockwell’s Grill and Bar.

The Empresario Partners are operators first and utilize their considerable operational and corporate finance expertise to optimize the performance of these companies with the goal of generating superior returns for investors. Empresario continues to look at expanding their holdings in retail, franchising, and business to consumer sales and marketing.

Mike Cordoba has over 20 years of both hands-on operational experience in restaurants and retail. He was formerly with Boston Pizza International for 15 years in various senior roles including Executive Vice President of Finance, President, and Chief Executive Officer. Mike was also worked with Eye Masters Canada a national super optical company and with a public accounting firm where he earned his Chartered Accountant degree.

Mike is a graduate of Business from Simon Fraser University and one of Canada’s top 40 under 40 award winners.

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