DARREN REBELEZ - PRESIDENT, IHOP RESTAURANTS
Children of Fallen Patriots Board of Advisors, Advisor
Darren Rebelez is President of iHOP Restaurants, which is part of the DineEquity Inc (NASDAQ: DIN). He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for 7-Eleven, Inc., where he was also responsible for Information Technology, the company’s Gasoline business, Asset Protection and its Business Transformation projects. Before joining 7-Eleven, Darren was with ExxonMobil where he supervised franchising for ExxonMobil’s On the Run convenience operation.
He led that company’s U.S. distributor fuels pricing program and U.S. category management. Darren’s broad experience includes his position as Vice President of Merchandising, leading strategic planning, category management and marketing for Thornton Oil Corporation. He was also President of the oil and convenience-store company’s bakery subsidiary.A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Darren holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and earned a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Houston. Outside of his work at 7-Eleven, Darren serves on the Board of Directors for Torchmark Corporation.