Susan Lintonsmith is an accomplished business leader with nearly 30 years of success in generating sales and profit growth in global and national assignments in public and private industries. Susan is currently President and CEO for Quiznos, a Denver-based global restaurant company with locations in 32 countries. Susan joined Quiznos in July 2012 as the Global Chief Marketing Officer and became President and CEO in July 2016.
Previously, Susan was the Chief Marketing Officer at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers for over four years where she led many initiatives including strategic planning, menu development and the launch of the highly successful loyalty and 3rd party gift card programs. Prior to that, she served as the Vice President and General Manager at WhiteWave Foods where she led the Horizon Organic business and the launch of Horizon Organic milk plus DHA, the first milk with Omega 3. She served as Vice President of Global Marketing at Western Union for four years, and previously was director of marketing for the Coca-Cola Company (5 years) and Pizza Hut Inc. (7 years). Susan has her MBA in Marketing and Finance from Indiana University and her Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. Susan lives in Colorado with her husband, two teenage sons, and two adorable dogs.