Ulysses L. Bridgeman

Born: September 17, 1953, East Chicago, Indiana;

Company: Bridgeman Foods Inc., Manna Inc., ERJ Inc., B F Ft Myers Inc.;

Position: CEO, President;

Industry: Restaurants & Cafes;

Country: United States

Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr. is founder & CEO of Bridgeman Foods Inc., since May 1988. He is also the owner and president of Manna Inc., and oversees the administration and operation of 162 Wendy’s and 121 Chili’s (ERJ Inc.) and is No. 3 on the Restaurant Finance Monitor’s Top 200 franchisee-owned companies, with $507 million in revenue.  Bridgeman is also the President of B F Ft Myers Inc. 

Mr. Bridgeman had a solid 12-year (1975 to 1987) NBA career, spent mostly with the Bucks, scoring 11,517 total career points. Although he was a sixth man for most of his career, he averaged double figures in scoring for nine consecutive seasons.

Mr. Bridgeman has been a Director of Fifth Third Bancorp., since July 30, 2007. He serves as a Director of Fifth Third Bank (Louisville). He has been an Independent Director of Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. since June 2004. 

Mr. Bridgeman earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Louisville.

Recently Added Profiles

Born: Trinidad & Tobago Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Head, Diversity & Inclusion; Company: Asana; Industry: Computer Software; …

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: Senior Vice President of Core Markets; Company: PayPal Holdings, Inc.; Industry: Financial Services; …

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: CEO; Company: Avisare Corp.; Industry: Computer Software; Residence: United States; Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessperson; Position: President of U.S. Operations ; Company: UPS; Industry: Transportation, Automotive Technology; Residence:…

Aicha Evans

Born: 1969, Senegal; Occupation: Businessperson; Position: CEO; Company: Zoox Inc.; Industry: Transportation, Automotive Technology; …

Latest Articles

Vista Equity Partners Logo

On Thursday, October 31, 2018, Vista Equity Partners announced it would be selling Marketo to Adobe for $4.75 billion, vindicating a strategy that…

Debra Lee

Debra Lee is stepping down from her post as CEO and chairman at the Viacom-owned cable network. Lee's last day at the company will be Monday, May 28.…

Pamela Thomas-Graham

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. has announced that it has expanded its Board of Directors with the appointment of Ms. Pamela Thomas-Graham as a…

Edith Cooper

Slack had added Edith Cooper, who resigned last year as the Global Head of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs, to its board of directors. 

Ms.…

Kenneth Chenault

Ken Chenault to join General Catalyst as chairman and a managing director, making him one of the most powerful venture capitalists.

Mr. Chenault…