Pizza veteran flips to burger side of the restaurant industry.

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes named Wyatt Hurt the restaurant chain's senior director of operations.

In his new role, Hurt will help streamline franchise operations to help facilitate growth for the 35-unit chain.

Hurt's background includes having worked with CiCi's Pizza and one of its franchise groups. He has 17 years' experience in the pizza segment of the restaurant industry.