Meet the Team
Restaurant Research LLC was founded by
Phil Mangieri and Wally Butkus in 2000
Philip Mangieri - Partner
Mr. Mangieri is the co-founder of Restaurant Research LLC. He was formerly FMAC’s SVP and Director of Research where he managed the Research Group’s franchisor relationships, created research processes and policies and designed research products. Prior to FMAC, he served as the head of all restaurant and energy related research for Lehman Brothers’ Franchise Finance Group.
Walter Butkus - Partner