Who are we? DRG.

We’re a company founded with a deep passion for business growth. We got our start when David Grieve and SG Ellison acquired 85 Taco Bell restaurants on the West Coast in 2014. Since our inception, we have expanded to over 230 restaurants across two brands.

Our Mission

At DRG, we’re on a mission to provide perpetual growth opportunities to our team members, a safe environment for our employees and customers alike, and outstanding food, service and support to the communities in which we serve.

Sonoma HQ Executive Team

David Grieve

Chairman & CEO

SG Ellison

President & Franchisee

John Hoffman

EVP, Bus. Development

California and Kansas Principal Operator

Tom Douglas

VP, Taco Bell

Nevada Principal Operators

Todd Kelly

Sr. VP, Taco Bell

Jason Dunn

Sr. Dir, Arby's

RSC Team

Jim Brandon


Daniel Packer


Dale Herb


Raul Lepe

VP, Ops Services