Wade Allen

EVP, Strategic Growth, Costa Vida

Wade Allen is a seasoned restaurant and retail executive and has extensive knowledge in digital innovation with 20+ years of experience driving transformative business strategy and solutions. Wade is currently the EVP of Strategic Growth for Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill and leads their Marketing, IT, Analytics and Off-premise initiatives.

Prior to his executive role with Costa Vida, Wade served in several senior leadership roles with Brinker International, including CDO, CIO, and VP of Marketing.

Wade is recognized in the industry for building innovative digital and mobile experiences using integrated marketing principles and emerging technologies.

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