Fast-casual concept welcomes industry veteran Horn to a vice president role.

Farmer Boys named Kenny Hom vice president of operations. Kevin Kelly, formerly the fast-casual chain's vice president of operations, takes on the newly created role of vice president of development.

Hom comes to Farmer Boys with more than 25 years of restaurant industry experience in operations. In his new role, Hom will be responsible for both company and franchise restaurant operations. He will also play a key role in defining the strategic direction for Farmer Boys and will oversee its execution in the field.

Hom's background includes positions with Red Robin International, Islands Restaurants, and California Pizza Kitchen.