On the border
DALLAS – On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina announced Sept. 8 the addition of Tom Pennison as the company's new CFO. Pennison joins On the Border after serving as CFO for both Del Frisco's Restaurant Group and Ruth's Hospitality Group. He has 26 years of public and industry experience in finance.

"I'm very pleased to welcome Tom to our team," said for On the Border President and CEO Ward Whitworth. "He not only brings a wealth of leadership experience in restaurant hospitality but also exemplifies our most valued leadership principles. Tom respects the importance that culture and relationships play in both our corporate environment and in the experiences we deliver our guests."

Tom Pennison, CFO, On the Border

Pennison is a graduate of the Univ. of New Orleans, where he earned a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor's in Accounting. He became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1991 before working at KPMG LLC in New Orleans.

"I am honored to join the On the Border team,” Pennison said. “This is an amazing brand with a rich heritage of providing delicious food and a fun experience to guests. I look forward to contributing to the positive momentum at OTB."