The North Texas Bells Team

Troy Morrison

Troy Morrison

President

Mr. Morrison brings a wealth of experience from his time working with Operations, Training, Facilities, Development, and Franchising at Taco Bell Corporate. Troy is a veteran of Taco Bell and Yum Brands for over 25 years. His performance was at the top of every position he held within the company. Out of college he started with Taco Bell Corporate at the Assistant Manager Position and moved through the ranks in Operations up to Market Manager. He spent time as a Field Training Manager and Zone Manager of Operations Services. Troy made the transition to Development after leading the company in sales growth as a Market Manager. Troy worked as a Construction Manager, Real Estate Manager, and Franchise Development Director with Yum Brands. His final position with Taco Bell Corporate before becoming a franchisee was as a Franchise Development Lead. In this position he worked with franchisees on Asset Strategy, Market Planning, New Development, Replacement, and Remodels.

Peter T. Allen

Peter T. Allen

Vice President of Operations

Mr. Allen is responsible for operations for all the units in the portfolio. Peter joined the North Texas Bells Family in August 2015 Vice President of Operations. Peter moved his family to Dallas to integrate operations and develop the Human Resources Department. Peter assumed the role of Vice President of Operations and Human Resources and was charged with building a leadership team across the business and to increase efficiencies between Operations and the Restaurant Support Center as the business continues to grow. Before joining North Texas Bells, Peter led a multi-unit management team that oversaw 120 restaurants in 5 states worth $150 million in annual sales within multiple national brands in the quick service restaurant industry. He has over 33 years of experience in the industry and is dedicated to growing sales, profits, and people to meet the needs of the organization.

Taylor Morrison

Taylor Morrison

Director of Finance

Mr. Morrison moved into the role of Finance Manager after spending time in accounting and in-store operations. He fulfills a number of roles for the organization including development, debt placement, acquisition, executive organization, budgeting, and BI. He holds a degree in finance from the University of Arkansas and a Master in Business Administration from Texas Christian University.

Since joining the company in 2013, Taylor has worked closely with the acquisition of 37 units across three DMAs through bid strategy and analysis of the multiple company’s capital structure.

Taylor maintains bank compliance and has consistently represented the companies exceptional to current and potential investors alike.

Taylor has two children, a boy, Mackenzie, and a girl, Isabelle with his wife Samantha. Outside of work and spending time with his family Taylor enjoys drumming and golf.

Taylor Hanken

Taylor Hanken

Controller

Mr. Hanken joined the team in January 2017, after nearly 10 years in public accounting. Taylor brings a wealth of financial accounting and GAAP knowledge to North Texas Family. Prior to joining the Company, Taylor was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young in the Assurance Department where he performed assurance services for large privately held and private equity backed companies.

Since joining NTB, Taylor has developed the accounting department, brought the entire accounting function in-house from a third-party, transitioned payroll providers, and created GAAP compliant financial statements. Taylor is also responsible for coordinating the Company’s Restaurant Support Center technology needs.

Taylor holds a BS from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas. Taylor provides direction for internal controls, process improvement through use of technology, strategic planning and leadership.

Taylor enjoys spending time with his wife and son, cycling, attending concerts and has a passion for adventure that includes hiking, climbing and international travel.

Sam Allen

Sam Allen

Director of Operations Services

Mr. Allen joined the North Texas Bells Family in July 2016 taking on the role of Operations Services and Development. Sam applies his leadership experience and project management expertise to provide direction and management of vendor selection, project management and restaurant construction. Sam has been with the Taco Bell Brand for over 32 years to include operations, multi-unit management, and loss prevention. Sam brings to his role a strong sense of Servant Leadership and Commitment to Excellence.