Senior Vice President, U.S. Development and Franchising
Annette Rodriguez was named Senior Vice President, U.S. Development and Franchising in December 2019, after serving as Group Vice President for Design & Construction and U.S. Franchising.
She leads domestic development efforts for Bloomin’ Brands, including real estate, design and construction, franchising, and facilities maintenance.
Annette joined Bloomin’ Brands in 2014 as Vice President of Development and Real Estate, leading the domestic development growth for the Bloomin’ Brands concepts. She also oversaw the domestic real estate portfolio, representing more than 1,200 properties, and domestic Franchising operations.
Prior to joining Bloomin’ Brands, Annette was Vice President of Development and Real Estate for Burger King Corporation. She served in various leadership roles in her 25 years with the company in Franchising, Development, Real Estate, Accounting, and Finance.
Annette earned a master’s degree in Business with a focus on real estate from Nova University and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Miami.