Chief Operating Officer
Jay Bedrosian is AES’ Chief Operating Officer, reporting directly to President/CEO John Wade. He is responsible for overseeing operations of AES’ Arby’s units, restaurant remodels, new unit construction, as well as IT for the entire company.
Jay went to work for Arby’s/RTM in 2002 where John Wade was a Region President with the company at the time. He then rejoined John at AES in 2007 as the two set out with a mission to expand the company. Since becoming a part of AES, Jay has been a part of company growth from 11 units in one state, to 72 in five states. He has received numerous awards for his leadership and operational excellence over the last few decades.
Jay holds a Bachelors’ Degree from The University of Tennessee in Hotel and Restaurant Administration with a minor in Business. He is the Vice President in two Marketing Coops.