Chris Kauffman, President of CHRIS Kauffman & Co, and Richard Uhler, Executive Vice President, are Trusted Advisors to Those Companies Dedicated and Committed to Profits Through People.

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President & Founder

After graduating with a BA in Marketing from Valdosta State University in August of 1973, Chris Kauffman’s first career was Assistant Editor of The Southeast Georgian in Kingsland, GA.

In the winter of 1974, Chris changed careers from Journalism to Restaurants. From March of ‘74 until March of ‘81, Chris held a series of successively more responsible restaurant operations positions with: Red Lobster * Hyatt Hotels * Steak & Ale/Bennigan’s * The Magic Pan Restaurants (a subsidiary of The Quaker Oats Company) and, Director of Operations for an independent restaurant company in North Carolina.

In those 7 years Chris managed restaurants in: Atlanta, GA; Anderson, SC; Denver, CO; Kansas City, MO; Omaha, NE; Cleveland, OH; Chicago, IL; and Winston-Salem, NC. Highest volume: 12,000 customers per week at The Magic Pan at Oak Brook Mall, Oak Brook, IL.


Executive Vice President

Richard Uhler, who has 27 years of experience as a Restaurant Industry Recruiter, holds a B.S. Degree in Business Management from West Chester State. Like most super successful Restaurant executives, Richard started working in restaurants during high school. While earning his degree at West Chester State, Richard also worked full time with Arby’s progressing from Crew Member to General Manager before he graduated.

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"Recruiting Aces for Great Places Since 1981"

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