Christian Brothers Revamps Leadership With Eye Toward Growth

Houston-based Christian Brothers Automotive Corp. has expanded the roles of certain executives, adding responsibility for pursuing franchise and real estate site acquisition goals. As part of an effort to grow Christian Brothers into new markets, the company has tasked the following people with driving franchise expansion …
Donnie Carr, president.
Brad Fink, vice president of leadership and franchise development.
Michael Suttle, chief development officer.

Carr has been a member of the Christian Brothers corporate team for 12 years, including time as vice president of operations. As president, his focus is on targeted franchise development and market strategies to expand the company’s footprint in strategic and high-priority markets.

Fink — who was promoted to vice president of leadership development last year — has been a part of the Christian Brothers team for about a dozen years. In his new capacity, he is charged with identifying and meeting the growth capacities of target markets. Fink also will continue to support operations and leadership training for franchisees and their teams.

Suttle has been with the Christian Brothers corporate team for the past seven years, most recently as vice president of real estate. As chief development officer, he is tasked with leading the real estate market strategy in addition to the construction, property procurement and purchasing teams.