Doherty Enterprises Names Tim Doherty President and COO

Doherty Enterprises, Inc. announced that Tim Doherty has been promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer. Doherty Enterprises operates over 150 restaurants in northern, southern and central New Jersey, on Long Island, as well as locations throughout Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and sections of Florida and Georgia.

In his new role as President and Chief Operating Officer, Tim will develop and lead strategic plans across all departments, direct internal operations to achieve budgeted results and objectives, appraise and evaluate results of overall operations for all restaurant concepts and coordinate efforts with the Chief Financial Officer, Jerry Marcopoulos, to ensure the growth of the business.  He joined Doherty Enterprises in 2003 as the Real Estate Manager and was subsequently promoted through the ranks to Director of Real Estate, Vice President of Real Estate and Construction in 2006 and Vice President of Development in 2010.  Tim was a key leader in the growth of Doherty Enterprises through a number of varied duties, including site selection, lease negotiations, acquisitions, and procurement of construction approvals and permits while overseeing construction.  In addition to new development, Tim has also been instrumental in leading the remodels of restaurants across the Doherty Enterprises’ portfolio. In 2017, Tim was named successor for the role of President and Chief Operating Officer and has concentrated on implementing a seamless transition plan over the last year, taking on the leadership role for the executive team, and is now officially assuming full responsibility of the role.  A graduate of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, PA, with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance, Mr. Doherty resides in New York, NY with his wife.

“We are pleased to announce the promotion of Tim Doherty to President and Chief Operating Officer at Doherty Enterprises,” says Ed Doherty, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Doherty Enterprises.  “Tim has been a valued member of our team for a number of years and has played an important role that has been vital in our development and success.  We look forward to Tim’s continued contribution and overall leadership to grow the Doherty Enterprises brand.” 

Family owned and operated, Doherty Enterprises operates seven restaurant concepts in four states, including Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, Panera Bread, Chevys Fresh Mex, Quaker Steak & Lube, Noodles & Company and its own specialty concepts, The Shannon Rose Irish Pub and Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas.



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