LITTLETON, col., March 31, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Restaurant Accounting Services, Inc. (RASI), the nation’s leading provider of managed-as-a-service (FaaS) financial services for the hospitality industry, today announced the promotion of Dan Jacobs as Chief Operating Officer, as well as the hiring of Temple of James as head of business and Bryan starbuck as technical director. The new executive additions are a major step in maximizing the historic transformations underway in financial and accounting technology, allowing RASI to expand and strengthen its services to industry clients.
“As the hospitality industry begins to emerge from its darkest periods in its history, a unique opportunity presents itself. Technology, market forces and business models come together to enable industry participants to reduce costs while dramatically improving operational efficiency, ”said Matt Vannini, Managing Director of RASI. “RASI welcomes Bryan and Jim, and congratulates Dan, as vital members of our leadership team as we position RASI to capitalize on these trends and prepare for an exciting new era of growth. “
Temple of James, CPA, who also becomes a member of RASI’s board of directors, is a technology executive and business model expert with experience in operations, finance, capital raising and mergers and acquisitions. Temple’s experience in the tech industry spans from startups to public and private entities with over $ 100 million in annual revenue. He has a proven track record in creating value for clients and shareholders, and has guided organizations through revenue / product, international expansion and turnarounds.
Dan Jacobs, a permanent expert in the restaurant industry, is stepping down from his previous role as Director of Partnerships and Acquisitions for RASI. Over his 20+ years of experience, he has built long-standing relationships with numerous QSR / ISR operations, to one or more units in various leadership roles. Jacob’s experience extends to the implementation of MICROS, Aloha and Digital Dining, and their respective back office applications in the hospitality industry of SMEs, midsize businesses and enterprises.
Bryan starbuck comes to RASI from ZenLedger, a cryptocurrency-focused tax services provider, where he was CTO. His years of entrepreneurial experience, which includes building successful FinTech and B2B SaaS companies, is focused on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and intelligent algorithm-based strategies. Among his previous roles, Starbuck founded and served as CEO of TalentSpring, which was acquired in 2010.
“RASI anticipates aggressive expansion into a wide range of new services and new industry segments in the coming years,” noted Vannini. “Our experience in the field, our proprietary technology, our innovation, our partner ecosystem and our in-depth hospitality experience position us well for the future. We look forward to building on the strengths Bryan, Jim and Dan have demonstrated throughout their careers to make the most of these new market opportunities. “
About Restaurant Accounting Services, Inc.
Restaurant Accounting Services, Inc. (RASI) is a national restaurant management and accounting services company headquartered in Littleton, CO with additional regional offices in Chicago, Illinois. The RASI team is backed by a group of knowledgeable sales professionals located across the country, ensuring we are present everywhere. RASI serves over 2,600 small Pacific Northwest restaurants across the East Coast and everywhere in between. RASI’s area of expertise includes, but is not limited to: hospitality industry operations, general accounting practice, purchasing solutions, federal / state / local taxes, bank reconciliations, compliance and information technology. Restaurant Accounting Services, Inc. enables independent restaurateurs to Focus on the food, not the finances ™.
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