James O’Reilly


James O’Reilly
Long John Silver’s President and Chief Executive Officer

James joined Long John Silver’s in March 2015 after three years at Sonic Drive-In as SVP / Chief Brand Officer and Chief Marketing Officer. O’Reilly has held executive leadership positions for more than 20 years in the food service industry, including domestic and international leadership roles for brands including Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, KFC, and Einstein Bros. Bagels. Prior to entering the restaurant industry in the 1990’s, James began his career in brand management with Proctor and Gamble Inc. James earned an MBA from York University and a B.S. in Biochemistry from McMaster University. James is married with two sons attending college full time, and lives in Louisville.