Pieology names Michael Nolan president

May 10, 2017

Pieology has named former Smashburger CEO Michael Nolan as president, the company said Wednesday. 

The quickly growing company based in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., tapped the fast-casual restaurant executive to help improve the customer experience.

“Michael has an unparalleled understanding of the fast-casual industry, and I enthusiastically welcome him to the Pieology team,” Pieology founder and CEO Carl Chang said in a statement. “Our priority at Pieology has always been to deliver a quality, creative dining experience, and I’m confident that Michael’s expertise will continue to propel Pieology forward.”

Nolan has more than 25 years of restaurant industry experience. He