Richard Heyman Advances Digital Innovation and Technology as Chief Information Officer at Scooter’s Coffee

OMAHA, Neb., Aug. 2, 2021 – As Scooter’s Coffee continues to grow rapidly, Richard Heyman joins the company as Chief Information Officer. Heyman will transform Scooter’s Coffee technology capability, allowing the company and brand to differentiate itself when providing best-in-class franchise support systems and elevating an amazing experience for its loyal and new customers.

With more than 35 years of experience in information technology, Heyman has successfully led digital transformation for entrepreneurial endeavors and large public enterprises. In working across the retail spectrum, he brought a business focus to IT, making it a value-driver that resulted in significant growth for organizations. Prior to joining Scooter’s Coffee, Heyman served in leadership roles at companies that included Retail Digital Strategy Consulting; Christopher & Banks; Gordmans; Pamida Stores; Distributed Intelligence Systems; Sirius Retail and Baker’s Supermarkets.

Heyman will advance Scooter’s Coffee technology-enabled processes to provide secure and scalable IT solutions that will fuel franchise support and growth. Scooter’s Coffee understands customers want to interact with brands digitally. Heyman’s expertise in digital transformation will result in data-driven, dynamic decision-making, allowing the company and franchise system to elevate overall customer experience while striving to deliver the best drive-thru interaction in the world.

Heyman has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and Physics from Tufts University and a Master of Science degree in Geology from Brown University. He subsequently earned a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Information Systems from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

About Scooter’s Coffee

Founded in 1998 by Don and Linda Eckles in Bellevue, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee roasts only the finest coffee beans in the world at its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. In more than two decades of business, Scooter’s Coffee’s success is simple: stay committed to the original business principles and company’s four core values, which are Integrity, Love, Humility and Courage. The Scooter’s Coffee Brand Promise, often recited to franchisees, customers and employees is: “Amazing People, Amazing Drinks… Amazingly Fast!®” It represents the company’s business origins from 1998 and reflects a steady commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to loyal and new customers.

Scooter’s Coffee is at the dawn of a strategic growth phase in the Midwest and nationwide. The U.S. coffee market is an estimated $48 billion a year recession-resistant industry, and Scooter’s Coffee is striving to become the #1 drive-thru coffee franchise in the nation. Visit to learn more about the benefits of owning a franchise of a well-established company.

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