January 20, 2023

Reflections on the restaurant industry.


Scott Absher and John Bissell reflect on their beginnings in the restaurant industry, how they’ve seen it evolve, and discuss current trouble spots and possible solutions.


Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at ShiftPixy

As co-founder and chief executive officer of ShiftPixy, Scott Absher brings 30 years of experience in organizational development, capital development and employment industry expertise to the company. Absher started his career in product development and support, serving large national retail chains before turning his focus to the employer services industry.

John Bissell

COO at ShiftPixy Labs

John Bissell has over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry working for several chains in both corporate franchise services, helping operators run successful businesses, and restaurant operations, running successful multi-unit organizations. John’s most recent position was COO of a large franchised restaurant group in New Mexico and Arizona. Opening more than 100 restaurants, his career has taken him all over the country, managing the processes from site selection to designing, building, staffing and training. 


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