Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Christopher Meaux has been Chief Executive Officer, President, Secretary, a director and is the founder of Waitr, since 2013. Prior to founding Waitr, Mr. Meaux was an entrepreneur in multiple ventures in the technology and restaurant industries including full-service and fast casual restaurants. Prior to entrepreneurship, Mr. Meaux had a 23-year career in technology serving in various management positions with McAfee Software, Optical Coating Labs, Inc. (“OCLI”), and Hyundai Electronics.
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Jeff Yurecko has been Chief Financial Officer since April 2019. Mr. Yurecko was Chief Financial Officer of Bite Squad from 2016 through the acquisition by Waitr. From 2015 until joining Bite Squad, Mr. Yurecko served as Vice President at Minneapolis private investment firm Seed Partners LLC, and from 2008 to 2015, held various roles within PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”)’s deals practice, where he focused on advising strategic and financial clients on buy-side and sell-side due diligence for domestic and cross-border transactions, while living and serving PwC in both the U.S. and Latin America. Mr. Yurecko holds a B.S. in business from University of Wisconsin.
Director of Engineering
Travis Boudreaux has been Director of Engineering since 2016. Prior to joining Waitr, from 2014 to 2015, Mr. Boudreaux was a senior software engineer with Upwork, and from 2008 to 2011, he was a web and mobile software engineer with Kfx2.
Manuel Rivero has been, Chief Architect since 2014 and is primarily focused on building highly scalable systems based on the needs of the company.
Chief Legal Officer
Damon Schramm has been Chief Legal Officer since 2019. Previously, Mr. Schramm was Chief Legal and Administrative Officer of BiteSquad from 2017 until 2019. From 2015 until 2017, he was Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Evine Live (Nasdaq: EVLV). From 2005 until 2015, he was Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Lakes Entertainment (Nasdaq: GDEN).
President and Chief Operating Officer
Joseph Stough has been President and Chief Operating Officer since 2017. Prior to joining Waitr , Joe Stough founded Syntex Management Systems, Inc. in 1995. From 1996 to 2016, he was also the original designer and visionary behind the company’s flagship product, the IMPACT Enterprise(r) software suite, which is a worldwide leader in the Operational Excellence (“OE”) and Risk Management (“RM”) enterprise software marketplace for the Energy, Chemicals, and Heavy Manufacturing industries.