Franchisor Denny’s CPO Gail Sharps Myers on People-First Approach

Denny's CPO Gail Sharps Myers

Denny’s (NASDAQ: DENN) CPO, Gail Sharps Myers, began planning her career early. As a child, she wished to be an astronaut, actress, or lawyer. But soon discovered that being an astronaut was not because of her mathematics, and becoming an actress wasn’t in the cards either. But thanks to her uncle, a judge in New York, she was intrigued to pursue a career in law. In 1993, Myers graduated from Howard University and started a great foundation from Capitol Hill.

At EVP, Denny’s Gail Sharps Myers is not only the CPO (Chief People Officer), she is also & Chief Legal Officer at Denny’s. Starting as a General Counsel & Secretary at Denny’s, Myers represents the women of color in business who are challenging the status quo by their formidable leadership. Denny’s, an American chain of table service diners, has almost 1700 restaurants worldwide. Myers is at the helm of this F&B enterprise.

Originally known as Danny’s Donuts, Denny’s offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner 24 hours a day. Except as required by law, Denny’s is open 24/7. Many eateries are near motorway exits, pubs, and service facilities. Denny’s began franchising in 1963, and presently most are owned by franchisees. The success of any company is as good as its legal standing and skilled professionals performing at their best. Under Myers’, the growth trajectory is flourishing. 

In a report by NASDAQ, Denny’s has “rewarded shareholders with a total shareholder return of 51% in the last twelve months. That gain is better than the annual TSR over five years, which is 9%.” With this positive sentiment that the company has gained, market leaders recommend looking at its stock if you are interested in trading. 

In addition to shareholders gain, under Denny’s CPO, Gail Sharps Myers Denny’s is named one of the Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces for 2021 by Newsweek and Best Practice Institute for its longstanding commitment to employee satisfaction through opportunities for career growth, exceptional healthcare benefits and a love for serving people. At, we believe that a brand happy from inside is happy outside and she who fulfills it is Denny’s CPO, Gail Sharps Myers, with her people-first approach!

Myers says, “At Denny’s, we are committed to the whole employee. From onboarding to wellness programs to internal career growth, Denny’s is constantly looking for ways to improve upon our people-first commitment, whether its within our support centers or in our restaurants.” She adds, “at Denny’s, we are passionate about feeding the careers of our employees and receiving this recognition is an excellent validation that our employees are excited about working for a brand that cultivates a culture of creation and environment of openness from our leadership team.”

An organization spearheaded by powerful business leaders like Gail Sharps Myers offers a stable ground for franchise seekers. Take the story of Clyde Rucker, a Black-American. Earlier in 2021, Denny’s roped him into owning seven Denny’s restaurants in Houston! A great franchisor brand Denny’s, values diversity. We at value integrity, and thereof thanks to Myers, we suggest you check Denny’s franchise in the US and Denny’s franchise in Canada