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September 29, 2022
Lou schaab
Lou Schaab

Plamondon Companies Hires New CFO to Oversee Roy Rogers and Plamondon Hospitality Partners

Roy rogers announces lou schaab as new chief financial officerFrederick, MD  (RestaurantNews.comRoy Rogers Restaurants, the western-themed quick-service restaurant chain owned by Plamondon Companies, announces Lou Schaab as its new Chief Financial Officer. With over 30 years of experience in the hospitality, financial and real estate industries, Schaab brings a wealth of knowledge to the new role. 

“We are delighted to welcome Lou to the Plamondon team,” says Jim Plamondon Co-President of Roy Rogers Franchise Company. “The dedication he has shown throughout his career in unlocking business potential is invaluable to this next chapter for both Roy Rogers and Plamondon Hospitality Group.” 

Schaab began his career as a senior manager for KPMG in 1988, managing consulting engagements for real estate and hospitality clients. A decade later, he joined MeriStar Hospitality and MeriStar Hotels & Resorts as the senior vice president of finance before joining Allied Capital Corporation in 2001 as a principal and operating partner. Before coming to Plamondon Hospitality Partners, Schaab served as chief financial officer of Chesapeake Hospitality, managing financing, acquisitions and development, and more.

“One of my goals as CFO of Plamondon Hospitality Partners is to play a key role in future growth initiatives by bringing new perspective to the Company’s established executive leadership team,” says Schaab. “I also look forward to sharing my expertise with the Roy Rogers team as they continue to make investments to grow its brand through new store development and franchising with experienced operators and owners.”

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About Roy Rogers® Restaurants

Based in Frederick, Md., Roy Rogers® is a chain of western-themed quick-service restaurants offering broad appeal across multiple dayparts and generations. The company is famous for serving up a “Triple Threat” – three popular main dishes including USDA choice top round roast beef, hand-breaded, fresh fried chicken and great-tasting burgers – and for its famous Fixin’s Bar®, where guests can customize their orders with a variety of fresh produce, condiments and signature sauces. Information on the company, its menu and current promotions is available at and on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Founded in 1968, Roy Rogers currently consists of 25 company-owned restaurants and 17 franchise restaurants in six states. Qualified franchise investors are now being sought to develop the beloved brand. Franchise information can be found at or by contacting the Roy Rogers franchising department at or (240) 405-6205.

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