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Culver’s Restaurants Names Vice Presidents

PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis.—  February 21, 2020 –  Two longtime employees of Culver Franchising System, LLC (Culver’s) have been promoted to vice president.

Dale Ballweg, who started his career with Culver’s restaurants in 1987 in Sauk City, has been named vice president of operations. In this role, Mr. Ballweg will oversee the operations team to help restaurant franchisees grow sales and maintain operational excellence across the system.

Rich Modjeski has been named vice president of franchise services. In this role, he will lead training, project management and guest services teams across the Culver’s restaurant system. Mr. Modjeski joined Culver’s in 2000.

Culver’s currently has 746 restaurants in 25 states.

About Culver's:

For over 35 years, Culver’s guests have been treated to cooked-to-order food made with farm-fresh ingredients and served with a smile. The ever-expanding franchise system now numbers over 750 family-owned and operated restaurants in 25 states. The restaurants’ nationally recognized customer service is based on small-town, Midwestern values, genuine friendliness and an unwavering commitment to quality. Signature items include the award-winning ButterBurger, made from fresh, never frozen beef, and Fresh Frozen Custard, including the famous Flavor of the Day program. For more information, visit,, or