Del Taco Names Michael Vogel Vice President of Franchise Sales

(Lake Forest, CA) June 30 2011 -- Michael Vogel has been named vice president of franchise sales for Del Taco, effective immediately. In his new role, Vogel oversees franchise sales and market planning for the nations No. 2 Mexican quick-serve chain.

Reporting to Del Taco's chief development officer Jim Lyons, Vogel directs a team responsible for franchise recruitment, development, market planning and meeting the company's goals for new franchise restaurant openings.

"Michael's an innovative, passionate leader driven to produce measurable results," said Jim Lyons, Del Taco CDO and COO, franchise. "In his new role, he'll be able to utilize his ability to match the best Del Taco new franchise restaurant locations with franchise candidates who are the best fit for our brand."

Vogel joined Del Taco five years ago as director of franchise sales. Prior to joining the company, he was a director of franchise sales for Quiznos and a director of franchise development for International Dairy Queen. He has been recognized as a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives, which is the academic branch of the International Franchise Association. He also is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Founded in 1964, Del Taco operates or franchises more than 525 restaurants in 17 states.

Del Taco franchise information is available at the companys new web site at

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