Andrew Moger has been the President and CEO of Branded Concept Development (BCD) since he founded the company in 2001. He joined RIPCO as Vice Chairman in June 2022.
BCD is a real estate brokerage firm for developing restaurant concepts. Whether imparting proven expertise to a start-up, or supporting the roll-out of an existing brand, BCD provides the essential insight for a comprehensive approach throughout the expansion process.
BCD’s project management business was acquired by Watchdog Real Estate Project Managers in 2021. Previously, Andrew had been responsible for the development of branded restaurant and retail concepts, across the United States and overseas.
Until 2001, Andrew was the President and COO of Two Boots, an eight-unit pizza chain with flagship locations at New York’s Grand Central Station and Rockefeller Center.
Prior to that, Andrew was Executive Vice President of Development for Crunch Fitness International. As one of five senior managers, he was responsible for all real estate acquisition and development, as well as overseeing the growth of the company’s foodservice and retail segments.
In addition, Andrew has served as Manager of Special Projects for Morton’s of Chicago. While at Morton’s, he was a member of the President’s Senior Staff.
Andrew is a member of the board of directors of Metro Donut Holding Company, which is one of the largest franchisees of Dunkin’ in the world. He is also a member of the board of directors of Naya and Mighty Quinn’s BBQ. Previously, Andrew served as a member of the board of directors of Crumbs Bake Shop (Nasdaq), Dinosaur Bar-B-Que and Salads Up.
Andrew is an advisor to Ani Ramen, Givz, Mise, Next Gen Foods, ResQ, SevenRooms, Sunboy and Tipsy Scoop.
Andrew’s additional previous and current investments include Aurify Brands (an owner of Melt Shop and Little Beet, as well as a franchisee of Five Guys Burgers), Kitchen United, Mexicue, Noma, Pop-Up Grocer, The Smith, and World Wrapps. He is also a co-founder of Melt Shop.
Andrew is a former member of the board or directors of The Food Education Fund (FEF). FEF is a not-for-profit organization committed to supporting The Food and Finance High School in New York City. He was also the inaugural Real Estate and Development Advisor to The New York City Hospitality Alliance.
Andrew is a licensed real estate broker in Connecticut and New York, as well as a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers.
Andrew graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.