Steve Lynn

Founder and Partner of Reconstruction Partners, LLC, a firm that offers strategy, restructuring, re-franchising, and interim management services to chain restaurant companies, Steve Lynn has over 40 years of experience in the restaurant industry. Mr. Lynn spent 12 years as Chairman and CEO of Sonic Corporation, where he built the management team that transformed the company into the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants with over $3 billion in system-wide sales and subsequently led Shoney’s, Inc. as the company’s Chairman and CEO, where he oversaw a chain of over 1,500 owned and franchised restaurants. He currently sits on the board of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. and was the past Chairman of the International Franchise Association.