Jeffrey Wells, CRFP
Sr. Director Facilities
Bojangles' Restaurants Inc.
What year did you join RFMA? I joined RFMA in 2016. I was in Operations for Hardee’s and Bojangles for 35 years. I have been here at Bojangles’ for 10 years and prior I was with Hardee’s for 25 years. Three years ago, I was appointed to take over our in house facilities department, as well as heading up our company’s, store remodel program. I knew that joining RFMA would give me access to Facilities Professionals that could help me with any questions or issues.
What groups are you involved in with RFMA? I participate in the Regional Roundtable Discussions, Curriculum Committee, as well as Peer-to-Peer calls.
What do you like most about RFMA? Having so many resources available.
Which RFMA Resource do you utilize the most and why? Peer to Peer calls, Regional Roundtables, and the Annual Conference. You can always find someone who has had the same issues and can find out what they did to solve them.
Where did you grow up? I was raised in Mclean, Virginia. Now I live in Charlotte North Carolina, and have a beach house in Surfside Beach, South Carolina.
What is your proudest accomplishment? Being named Operator of the Year four years in a row, because it shows what you can accomplish with a great team, hard work, determination, and consistency.
If you weren’t in the Facilities Industry, what would you be doing? I would be involved in International Business focusing my efforts in Asia.
Who is your favorite sports team? Carolina Panthers. I have been a PSL owner for the last 15 years. My wife and I have enjoyed many games at Bank of America Stadium.
What is your favorite place in the world? Surfside Beach, South Carolina
What’s your favorite type of food? Italian
What is your favorite book? The entire Harry Potter collection
What are three of your favorite quotes? "A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way." "Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?" and "If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?"
What is your favorite song? Stairway to Heaven
Do you have a secret talent and if so, what is it? I love mentoring people. It is rewarding helping people reach their goals and dreams.
If you could meet an iconic person from History, who would it be? John Maxwell
Who knows you the best? My beautiful and amazing wife Bonnie.
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