NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The owner and operator of the J. Alexander’s, Redlands Grill, Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill and Lyndhurst Grill collection of restaurants has named Jason S. Parks vice president and chief information officer of the company. Parks has been serving as the director of information systems for J. Alexander’s Holdings Inc. since 2013. 

Jason Parks

Lonnie J. Stout II, president and CEO, made the announcement and said Parks has already assumed his new role.

“Jason has proven himself as an invaluable leader in directing the evolution of our information systems,” said Lonnie J. Stout II, president and CEO of J. Alexander Holdings. “His contributions have enhanced the breadth of our management team and will continue to benefit the company as we expand our base of restaurants.”

Parks joined the company in May 1991 as a server in the first J. Alexander’s restaurant in Nashville. He was later promoted as the first internal management hire and served in restaurant management from January 1992 to July 1996. At that time, he was promoted to director of information systems with J. Alexander’s Corporation until he took over the same role with J. Alexander’s Holdings LLC and subsidiaries in February 2013.

Parks holds a Master of Science in Information Systems from the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business at Auburn Univ.