Captain D’s has promoted Summer Sims to the position of director of operations. Sims will be in charge of overseeing the operations and financial responsibilities of Oklahoma, Mississippi, Arkansas and Alabama territories, as well as helping to hire and develop professional talent in those areas.
Sims has been with Captain D’s for over 20 years, starting at the seafood chain as a guest specialist and later working in several other positions related to restaurant operations. Throughout her time at the chain, Sims has received various accolades, according to Captain D's, including “Best In District” and a Company Values Award.
"Summer epitomizes our core value of doing what is right for our guest and our brand every day,” Phil Greifeld, CEO of Captain D's, said in a statement. “She has worked her way up in the company and has served as an excellent example of leadership and drive to each of the new team members she has nurtured along the way. The positive impact of our people and their potential is integral to the recent success and growth of Captain D's."