Jean Hagan

Jean has owned, operated, and consulted in the restaurant industry for almost 30 years. During that time she worked with a well known national chain, managed food and beverage for several ski facilities in Squaw Valley, and became the president, CEO, and shareholder of one of the highest grossing restaurants in California. Today Jean is Principal and leads the restaurant operations consulting practice at KROST.

Jean brings a unique skill set to our CPA firm. With her extensive industry experience, she is able to consult with our clients at the store operations and strategic management levels. Jeans expertise and drive has helped us develop our consulting practice to include services such as, P&L coaching, restaurant openings, systems automation, business management, sequence of service, check average analysis, management bonus structures, labor & related costs analysis, POS systems analysis, flash reporting implementation and analysis, and much more.

Professional Experience

• KROST, Principal (January 2014 - Current)
• KROST, Director of Restaurant Operations (2009 – 2013)
• Gladstone’s 4 Fish and related, President, CEO, CFO, Board member and Shareholder, Director of operations (2003 – 2009)
• Hagan Management, Inc, Owner (1983 – 2001)
• Victoria Station Restaurants, bar manager, executive kitchen manager, general / area manager (1978 – 1983)

Education

• Bachelor of Science in Horticulture, Delaware Valley College of Sciences
• Graduate studies in Post Harvest Physiology, Virginia Polytech-Blacksburg

Professional Affiliations

• Member of California Restaurant Association
• Member of National Restaurant Association
• Member of PrimeGlobal International Association
• Nevada County Board of Supervisors, MAC Member/Chair
• Lake Tahoe Chamber of Commerce, Board MemberLake Tahoe Visitors Bureau, Board Member
• Lake Tahoe Summer Music Festival, Board Member
• Lake Tahoe Arts for Schools, Board Member

Extracurricular Activities

• Rotary, person of the year (1998)
• Topanga State Park Docent, past
• Truckee swim team coach, past

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