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Taylor Alumnus Named CFO of Noodles & Company

  • By: Caroline Shapley
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Ken Kuick

Taylor University alumnus Ken Kuick has been named the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Noodles & Company, effective November 12, 2018.

Kuick is a 1991 graduate of Taylor with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Accounting and Business Systems. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Prior to joining Noodles, Kuick served with Alberto Culver, Calamos Investments, Caesar’s Entertainment Corporation, and VICI Properties Inc.

"We have strengthened our executive team with the addition of two new leaders," said Dave Boennighausen, CEO of Noodles & Company, referencing both Kuick and Noodles’ new Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary, Melissa Heidman. "I'm pleased to welcome Ken Kuick to our team as chief financial officer. Ken brings extensive leadership experience and expertise in accounting and finance functions from a diverse group of successful businesses, and he will be instrumental in developing our financial road map over the next several years."

“We are grateful for the marketplace impact of Ken Kuick, and all Taylor University Business alumni, who are marked with a passion to minister Christ’s redemptive truth and love to a world in need through business,” said Dr. Jody Hirschy, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Business at Taylor.

Kuick lives in the Las Vegas, Nevada Area.