John K. Merkin | Hall of Fame | SIU College of Business and Analytics

Southern Illinois University



John K. Merkin

2020 Hall of Fame Inductee

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CEO and Partner
Tujo Restaurant Group
Cumming, Georgia

At the time of induction, Merkin was the chief operating officer and partner for Tujo Restaurant Group, an Atlanta-area restaurant group with 19 IHOP restaurants, and was the principal for JKM Advisory Services, providing consulting for brand management, franchising, operations and litigation to clients. || 1986 BS Business Management – SIU; 1995 MBA, Marketing, Management Strategy