Dwight’s day-to-day focus is on FMI’s growth in Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell, Panera Bread, Burger King, and Grab ‘N Go convenience stores. Dwight has enlisted great managers, partners and staff and is a firm believer in Lee Laccoca’s philosophy of “surrounding yourself with great people and get out of their way”. He considers this his best attribute is finding and placing people in positions that greatly benefit themselves and the company.
Dwight began his career with Canadian Retailer, Zellers in 1978. After 12 years in the retail business he moved into other ventures, always exercising his entrepreneurial spirit. Throughout his career, Dwight has successfully developed and operated several Subway markets, an A&W, Doughnut Shops, Movie Theatres, Kwik Kopy Franchises, and a Championship Junior “A” Hockey Franchise.
Dwight has received national recognition with YUM! receiving the Maple Leaf Award from the President, as well as the Leap Forward Award from Graham Allan. Dwight is an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 award recipient for Atlantic and is a Junior Achievement New Brunswick Business Hall of Fame Inductee.