Frank Vizcarra is the President and CEO of Vizcarra Consulting Group. Mr Vizcarra and his family emigrated from Tijuana Mexico in 1973 when he was 18 years old. He attended college and graduated from The Ohio State University in 1979 with a BS in Education. He then went on to play professional soccer for several teams from 1979-1983. In 1983, he retired to begin his business career with Pizza Hut where he worked for two years before joining McDonald’s Corporation in 1985 and worked there for over 20 years.
While at McDonald’s, he held a number of positions from restaurant manager to Director of National Training and several Corporate Vice President positions in the field and at the Global Corporate Headquarters including: VP of QSC, Corporate VP of Franchise Relations, Strategy and Innovation for the U.S. as well as, Corporate VP in the Restaurant Solutions Group which oversees operations around the world. Mr. Vizcarra led the strategy team that designed and executed the turn-around of the U.S business. In addition, he led the design of the restructure of the European and the Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa markets. Mr. Vizcarra worked closely with senior management for 14 years on a variety of areas of the business.
After retiring from McDonald’s Corporation in April of 2006, He founded The Vizcarra Consulting Group (VCG) to help CEOs define their leadership platform as well as the corporate strategy and execution plans to drive the growth of their business. He also spends a significant amount of time as an advisor to established companies and start-ups.
Mr. Vizcarra has served as an advisor to Goldman Sachs, The Coca Cola Company, McDonald’s Corporation, Pechanga Resort and Casino, Sycuan Resort and Casino and Served on the BOD of Oovoo Communications and Ensequence. He currently serves as an advisor to Goldman Sacks, Revalesio, Tender Greens, Anue Water technologies, and Uwanna. In addition, he serves on the Board of Del Taco, Tender Greens Board of Advisors and The Salvation Army National Advisory Board.
Mr. Vizcarra and His wife Anita co-founded with the Barrio Logan College institute the “College Success Program” which provides four-year college scholarships and a comprehensive support system to underprivileged students.