Darrell Doepke- President Darrell grew up in Wisconsin; lived 25 years in Seattle; now living full time in Phoenix. He had a successful career in advertising and marketing prior to opening an oil change franchise and then finally a Papa Murphy's franchise. He currently owns two stores in the Phoenix area. His hobbies include golf, music, and singing the national anthem at major sporting events.
Rolf Mitzkat- Vice President Rolf has been in the system for 8 years and is a one store owner in the Austin DMA. Rolf is also an active real estate broker with over 25 years experience. He has extensive food and beverage experience with backgrounds in hotels, free standing restaurants, banquet management and bars. Rolf has 3 adult daughters ... a singer/songwriter, a nurse and an entrepreneur. He has a blended family with his better 90% Stacey and they have 7 kids total, ages 17 - 31. He is originally from IL, but now resides in Georgetown TX.
Richard Johnson- Treasurer Richard was hired by Papa Murphy’s International as a Franchise Consultant in 1996. Primary responsibility - Oregon stores south of Salem. Left PMI in 1999 to work for franchisees Mark and Beth Hamlin. Returned to PMI in 2001, again as a consultant with stores in Oregon and Northern California. Was offered the opportunity to purchase two stores, Eugene River Rd and Junction City from Mark and Beth Hamlin in 2005. Became Eugene DMA president in 2009. Open third store August 2015, Eugene Barger Rd. Purchased 4 stores (Roseburg, Sutherlin, Green, Cottage Grove) from Debby Klein in December 2015. Married to Marie Johnson 4 Children, 5 Grandchildren Hometown Eugene, OR. University of Oregon Graduate. Recently retired from football officiating (19 years) Principle Race Officer, Eugene Yacht Club
Jackie FieldJackie started at Papa Murphy’s 18 years ago working at one of DJ Cavanaughs stores. She spent time going to school for marketing and managing at Starbucks before becoming a Papa Murphy’s owner 7 years ago. She has 2 stores in Anchorage, AK. Jackie has an energy that is hard to find in the system these days. She has worked tirelessly in making connections within her community and creating unique events to capitalize on that. She is currently in the process of revamping the Anchorage DMA’s advertising strategy to fully revolve around LSM. Her husband, Zac Field, is an estate planning attorney in Anchorage and has been actively involved in their stores over the past 7 years. She has three children, Ashlynn age 6, Scarlett age 5 and Griffin age 2.
Greg OmanGreg is a single store owner with six years of experience running all aspects of the store. He has a strong background in both business and technology that comes from his more than 30 years' experience in the corporate world in various roles. He has a Bachelor's in business administration from Cardinal Stritch University. In his spare time he enjoys cooking with his wife, Lynette.
Shannon SeafordShannon has been with Papa Murphys for 20 years. She started a year after her parents purchased the Wenatchee, WA location in 1996. That store took off and when she came in she knew they needed another location. They had one built with in a year. From then it has been a steady expansion She then helped her brother open the first store in Alaska and grew that to 6 stores. In the meantime, she was busy opening a store in Moses Lake and Ephrata. She has since backed out of Alaska to focus on Washington. She just purchased the Walla Walla and College Place stores. Those have taken up her last two years. Shannon runs all of her stores. She has managers in place but she is her own area supervisor. She is now 2 years into her 5 year plan of backing out of the stores on a daily basis. Her focus is training her children, son in-law, and nephew on running the locations. She was awarded Owner Operator of the year at the convention in Anaheim, CA.
Michael BertramMichael was born and raised in Coeur d' Alene, ID where he fell in love with Papa Murphy's at a young age. He has worked 35 years in the Hospitality, Food and Beverage business. When he finds time to get away from his store, he enjoys spending time with his wife Bridge, boating on Lake Travis, or playing golf. He also enjoys Trap and Skeet Shooting
Steven MelhornSteven and his wife, Britt bought into their family's Papa Murphy's in January of 2017. He has been working in the store for 7 years. They have one store in Albany, OR which was opened by his in-laws as a Papa Aldo's 34 years ago. Steven has a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Puget Sound (go Loggers!) and in his free time enjoys homebrewing beer. Growing up in Colorado, he was fully unaware of Papa Murphy's as a brand, but once introduced to the concept and product by Britt, he realized the potential and quality. With just one store, he is in the store every week and understands many of the issues facing owner operators.
Patrick McCabePatrick and his wife Melissa have been owners for 14 years. They own three stores in the Spokane DMA. Patrick was born and raised in Spokane, WA where he attended Eastern Washington University. Patrick is very active in the community, serving young people through nonprofits, like Generation Alive, Peak 7 Adventures and Goodwill Industries. His personal goal is helping young people make the transition into productive adults. Patrick and Melissa live in Spokane with their five children.