Meet the Team
Chief Executive Officer and Board of Managers
Eric Lefebvre joined the Papa Murphy’s Board of Managers in May 2019. In October 2019, Mr. Lefebvre was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Papa Murphy’s. Mr. Lefebvre became Chief Executive Officer of MTY Food Group in November 2018. Prior to his promotion to Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lefebvre served as Chief Financial Officer of MTY Food Group since June 2012.
Chief Financial Officer and Board of Managers
Renée St-Onge joined the Papa Murphy’s Board of Managers in May 2019. In October 2019, Ms. St-Onge was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Papa Murphy’s. Ms. St-Onge became the Chief Financial Officer of MTY Food Group in November 2018. Prior to her promotion to Chief Financial Officer, Ms. St-Onge served as Controller of MTY Food Group since May 2012.
Chief Operations Officer
Senior Vice President of Customer Experience and Brand
With a marketing career spanning more than 30 years, McBee joined Papa Murphy’s in October of 2019. She has been a senior executive working across all disciplines of marketing and communications in corporate, agency and franchise owner organizations. Her extensive experience in creating impactful, integrated and effective marketing programs have help develop and position major restaurant, retail and consumer brands. Her results-based performance stems from leveraging high-performing teams to grow sales and profits for brands such as Applebee’s Restaurants, Red Robin Restaurants and Big O Tires, just to name a few. McBee received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Public Relations from The Ohio State University.
Senior Vice President of Franchise Performance and Engagement
Shauna Walker joined Papa Murphy’s in 1995 on the Operations team where she served franchise owners through 2001. Since then, Ms. Walker has held leadership positions in Field Operations, Training, Advertising and Field Marketing. Most recently she has led Support Center Operations as Vice President, Operations Services until she assumed her current role as Senior Vice President of Franchise Performance and Engagement in August 2021.
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Mrs. Richmond joined Papa Murphy’s in March 2013 as the Senior Director of Human Resources. She has been the SVP of HR since June 2019 and in addition to Human Resources, she leads Learning & Development, Corporate Communications, and Office Services. Prior to Papa Murphy’s, Mrs. Richmond spent over a decade at CH2M (now Jacobs Engineering Group) in various roles including Director of University Schools and Institutes, Human Resources and Staff Planning Manager as well as Learning and Organizational Development Manager. She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
Vice President of Operations Services
Dan Rudolph initially joined Papa Murphy’s International LLC in May 2013 as a Market Coach and later as a Market Leader until August 2015. From August 2015 to December 2017 Mr. Rudolph was with L & H Arizona Ventures Inc., dba Papa Murphy’s, located in Phoenix, Arizona as its Vice President of Operations. In February 2018 Mr. Rudolph rejoined Papa Murphy’s as a Regional Business Leader. In October 2019, Mr. Rudolph was promoted to Director of Operations Excellence. In August 2021, Mr. Rudolph was promoted to Vice President of Operations Services.
Director of Franchising
Rhonda McGrew joined Papa Murphy’s International, Inc., a Washington corporation, predecessor by merger to Papa Murphy’s International, Inc., a Delaware corporation, now known as Papa Murphy’s International LLC, in October 1997 in the accounting department. In 2001, Ms. McGrew joined the Franchise Sales team. Since 2001, Ms. McGrew has held various roles of increasing responsibility including promotions to Business Development Manager in February 2008, Franchise Sales Manager in February 2012, and to her current role of Director, Franchising in November 2020 supporting key functions of the franchise development process.
Franchise Development Specialist
Erin Hughes joined Papa Murphy’s International LLC in May 2015 with responsibilities that supported the Office Services department. In March 2016, Ms. Hughes joined the Franchise Sales team, responsible for various support roles and currently as Franchise Development Specialist.
Senior Director of Franchise Sales