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Captain D's Names New CDO and COO

Former Checkers executive joins the Nashville-based seafood chain.
Captain D's, the 520-unit Nashville-based fast-casual seafood chain, promoted Jim Stevens to chief operating officer from vice president of operations. Stevens has been with the company since 2011. Captain D's also named Michael Arrowsmith its new chief development officer.

Arrowmith is a 25-year industry veteran who has worked with Checkers Drive-in Restaurants, Glora Jean's Gourmet Coffee, Shoney's and Denny's. Most recently he served as managing director for national franchise sales for NSI Group, a franchise mergers and acquisitions and advisory firm.