Martin is Resolute’s Senior Advisor on matters relating to the restaurant industry and has thirty years of successful business experience including Senior Management and Executive level positions as well as Receiver, Chief Restructuring Officer and distressed asset management.
Martin has had direct operational responsibility for 35 different brands, involving more than 1,200 restaurants and convenience and gasoline retail locations with revenues totaling approximately $2.5 billion. Mr. Giardina has been responsible for and successful in areas including development, construction, human resources, strategic planning, disposition, and, most importantly, complete profit and loss accountability within the Family Dining, Casual Dining, and QSR segments of the restaurant industry. Additionally, he has been appointed Chief Restructuring Officer, Receiver, and has an operations consultant for all of the major franchise finance lenders in the restaurant and convenience and gas industries. Martin concentrates his advocacy efforts in the exploration and development of alternative business strategies for distressed assets.