PORTLAND, OR — Gourmet donut maker Voodoo Doughnut appointed three executives to its leadership team: Jack Quigley as VP of development, Heidi Durfee as VP of people and James Waldner as director of operations.
“We are thrilled to welcome three exceptional individuals to our leadership team,” said Chris Schultz, CEO of Voodoo Doughnut. “Their wealth of industry experience and expertise align perfectly with our strategic vision for growth. I am confident that their contributions will propel our brand to new heights and help us achieve our goals.”
Quigley has a history of driving growth and transformation for companies including MOD Pizza, Amazon and GameStop. In this role, Quigley oversees Voodoo’s end-to-end development process and executes development opportunities that align with the brand’s vision.
With a background in the fast-casual restaurant sector through brands such as Salt & Straw Ice Cream and Smith Teamaker as well as being a founding member of the MOD Pizza senior leadership team, Durfee brings expertise to the brand’s people strategy. Her skills in creating an inclusive environment in addition to industry knowledge and a keen interest in creating employee experiences makes Durfee a key asset for Voodoo’s continued growth.
Waldner’s background includes roles at Starbucks, Pete’s Coffee and Potbelly Sandwich Shop. At Voodoo Doughnut, his responsibilities include enhancing the customer experience and strengthening the brand’s position as a category leader.