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Rock N Roll Sushi Names New CEO and VP

Restaurant chain Rock N Roll Sushi named Craig LeMieux chief executive officer and Terri Jessen vice president of operations. LeMieux succeeds CEO Chris Kramolis, who has served in the role since October 2020, and will stay on with the company as chief development officer.

Craig LeMieux Terri  JessenCraig LeMieux and Terri JessenA current stockholder in Rock N Roll Sushi, LeMieux is a partner both in a multi-unit franchisee group and in the area representative territories of Arizona and Central Florida. Before joining Rock N Roll Sushi, LeMieux was an area developer and multi-unit franchisee for Tropical Smoothie Café.

As the new vice president of operations, Jessen will lead a team of five people, overseeing the franchise business consultant program as well as the culinary and procurement/supply chain departments. She and her team will work with the Rock N Roll Sushi franchisees across the country to support unit-level operations.

Jessen brings two decades of restaurant industry experience to her new role and is currently part of a multi-unit franchisee group for Rock N Roll Sushi in Arizona and Florida, as well as a partner in the Area Representative group for Arizona and part of Florida. Like LeMieux, Jessen was a successful multi-unit franchisee for Tropical Smoothie Café from 2004 to 2013, owning and operating multiple locations in Florida.