Mike Elliott

Mike Elliott

In 2006, Mike founded Peak Franchise Capital and serves as the Managing Partner for this boutique restaurant industry focused advisory and consulting firm headquartered in Dallas, Texas. During 2007 and early 2008, Mike developed and led a Franchise Assistance team working with Quiznos franchisees across the country. Additionally, Mike led efforts to create a Third Party Development program and managed Quiznos Area Developers. From 2003-2006, Mike was the Managing Director leading Burger King Corporation’s franchise restructuring program and business development teams working closely with Burger King’s private equity investors, Texas Pacific Group, Bain Capital and Goldman Sachs. From 1997-2003, he served as Senior Director of Finance for YUM! Brands, Inc. and Pizza Hut, Inc. where he was responsible for domestic merger and acquisition activities and managed the Pizza Hut franchise finance functions. Previously, he worked in various positions including serving as the Chief Financial Officer of Network Multi-Family Security Corp. and as the Corporate Controller of PSI Holding, Inc., the U.S. holding company for a Swiss-based service conglomerate. Additionally, Mike worked in the real estate industry and began his career in commercial banking. Mike received his BBA degree in Accounting from Northeast Louisiana University and earned his CPA. Mike and his wife live in Dallas.


Alex Blanton

Alex Blanton

Alex co-founded Peak Franchise Capital in 2006 and serves as a Managing Director for this boutique restaurant industry focused advisory and consulting firm. From 2003-2006, Alex served as a Manager in Burger King Corporation’s franchise restructuring program where he led the successful financial restructuring of financially distressed franchisees. From 1999-2001, he served as a Senior Financial Analyst in Pizza Hut’s mergers and acquisition departments where he was responsible for the department’s financial models and analysis on numerous transactions. Previously, he worked in the energy industry in a variety of roles in audit, acquisition and divestitures, and commodity trading. Alex received a BBA degree in finance and management from Texas Christian University and holds an MBA from the University of Texas. Alex lives in Fort Worth with his wife and two precious girls.