Peter J. Boylan III is the President of Ballard Brands, a privately held restaurant and hospitality company headquartered in New Orleans. Peter initially joined Ballard Brands in 2009 as a member of their Board of Advisors. In 2011 he assumed the role of Chief Development Officer and has expanded the company’s footprint across the U.S. as well as several international markets. Peter adds over 20 years of professional and executive leadership experience to the Ballard Brands team. Prior to joining Ballard Brands, Peter held senior executive positions in various companies to include the Coca-Cola Company and Honeywell, Inc. He earned an MBA from Wake Forest University’s Babcock Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Aerospace Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He is also a decorated veteran who served with both the 101st Airborne Division and the 82nd Airborne Division.