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Taco John's Adds to its Development Team

Pair of former Arby's executives team up again for this Mexican-themed quick-service restaurant chain. 

Dan James is the new chief development officer and Van Ingram is the new vice president of franchise development for Taco John's International, a quick-service restaurant chain.

James brings 29 years of industry experience to his new job, including stints with McDonald's and Hardee's. He spent the last 15 years with the Arby's Restaurant Group as national vice president of real estate. Ingram has worked for 15 years in franchise development with a variety of companies including YUM! Brands and Arby's.

James and Ingram worked closely during the past seven years at Arby's. They will continue working side by side at Taco John's. At the top of their agenda is creating the right processes for real estate, design and construction to drive new growth.