Location Development Director
After graduating from The University of New Orleans, Mr. Verges spent several years with Circuit City Stores Inc. in various management roles and served as Executive Director in the Southeast Region. Mr. Verges also served as Director of International Operations for Planet Beach Franchising. He was also a multi-unit franchisee for this concept. Mark joined Community Coffee Company and served as Sr. Operations and Business Development Manager. He served as the Director of Franchise Operations and Development as a key member of the Executive Leadership Team. Mr. Verges joined Ballard Brands LLC in 2017 as head of Location Development. His department oversees all Capital Projects, Real Estate, Design, Construction, Financial Planning, and Brand expansion. The areas of responsibility include the United States, Vietnam, Middle East and several developing international markets for Ballard Brands portfolio of businesses and restaurants.