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Mr. Lubitz is a seasoned financial expert in the restaurant industry. Before joining Hurricane Grill and Wings as its Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Lubitz was Chief Financial Officer of the ADF Companies, one of the largest franchisee restaurant owner/operators in the United States with over 300 locations. Prior to joining ADF Companies, Mr. Lubitz was Vice President – Finance of New World Restaurant Group (BAGL), a publicly traded Company which franchised, owned and operated the Einstein Bros and Manhattan Bagel Brands. During his time at New World, Mr. Lubitz was responsible for integration of several acquisitions as well as oversight of the accounting function. Before New World, Mr. Lubitz was Corporate Controller for The Princeton Review (REVU), a company which provides standardized test preparation courses and related services. Mr. Lubitz is a frequent speaker and panelist on restaurant industry topics.

During the earlier years of his career, Mr. Lubitz was a partner of a CPA firm in public practice in the Washington DC metropolitan area. He received his bachelor of science degree in Accounting from Rider University and is a certified public accountant.