Kyle serves as president of Chicago Scoops LLC, the largest domestic franchisee of the Cold Stone Creamery brand. Scoops owns and operates over 35 locations in 11 states throughout the United States and started as a single unit operator in May 2014. Kyle also serves as operating partner of Chicago Caesars LLC, a multi-unit franchisee of Little Caesars Pizza in the Greater Chicagoland area.
Prior, Kyle worked for Sizzling Platter LLC, a restaurant management company, as an internal efficiency consultant leading process improvement projects, market acquisitions and new store openings. Kyle is a certified lean six sigma green belt.
Mr. Welch holds a degree in hospitality business from Michigan State University and is a member of the Northern Illinois Franchise Association. Kyle is also the regional co-op president of Baltimore, Boston, Chicago and Milwaukee for the Cold Stone Creamery brand. Kyle is an avid basketball player and enjoys running One Scoop at a Time, an internal charity organization & mentorship program, of Chicago Scoops LLC.