Earl Enterprises taps Reef vet to develop nontraditional sites
Valentina Ellison is charged with putting Earl brands in airports, sports centers and shopping malls.
Forget HMOs and flexible hours. When Glen Agritelley, owner of Mercy Wine Bar in Dallas, talks employee benefits he means cross country flights and free nights at vineyards. “It makes more of a difference than paying staff more,” says Agritelley, a former Microsoft executive who opened his wine bar three years ago.