Jon Rolph is President and CEO of Sasnak Management, which owns and operates 41 Applebee’s, 18 Carlos O’Kelly’s Mexican restaurants, and two restaurants in the breakfast/lunch space, HomeGrown and The Good Egg. The restaurants are located in10 states across the Midwest and Virginia.
After graduating from Baylor University, Jon worked for the National Student Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., before returning to Kansas in 2002 to work in the family owned businesses started by his father and his uncle, David and Darrel Rolph.
He has held a number of key positions in the company, including restaurant-level operations, V.P. of Administration and Marketing, and as COO of Carlos O’Kelly’s, eventually succeeding his father as President of Sasnak Management.
He has served on the boards of several local and national organizations, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Intrust Bank, and the chairman of the Applebee’s Franchise Technology Council.
Jon and his wife, Lauren, have been married for 12 years and have five children, ages two to nine.