Velvet Taco has announced the addition of a new Chief Financial Officer, William Davenport, as the brand surpasses 40 locations nationwide. This new hire coincides with Velvet Taco’s plans to accelerate development and brand growth, bringing its innovative, chef-driven tacos to communities across the country.
NEW LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENT
As Velvet Taco expands, the Tribe proudly welcomes William Davenport to join its executive team. Davenport is a dynamic industry leader with a reputation for driving profitable growth in the retail, entertainment and restaurant industries. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer at internationally recognized Topgolf, driving the company’s expansion from nine to more than 90 locations worldwide. Prior to joining Topgolf, Davenport held various senior leadership positions, including a 13-year stint at Brinker International, where he led the finance department for the Maggiano’s brand before being named Senior Vice President of Finance for both Chili’s and On the Border restaurant brands. He has also held the roles of Vice President of Finance for Neiman Marcus and Last Call and CFO for Haggar Clothing Company.