Sidney J. Feltenstein
Senior Operating Partner, Sentinel Capital Partners
Sidney J. Feltenstein is the Senior Operating Partner, Sentinel Capital Partners. He is the retired chairman and CEO of Yorkshire Global Restaurants, Inc.—the holding company for A&W Restaurants and Long John Silver’s, which he founded in 1994. Prior to creating Yorkshire Global Restaurants, Mr. Feltenstein spent 19 years with Dunkin’ Donuts in both operations and marketing, the last 12 of which he spent as chief marketing officer. In 1992 he left Dunkin’ Donuts to become executive vice president of worldwide marketing for Burger King Corporation, and is widely credited for reversing an eight-year decline in customer traffic. Mr. Feltenstein is a graduate and trustee of Boston University. He is also a director of the International Franchise Association, chairman of the International Franchise Association’s Educational Foundation, and the recipient of the International Franchise Association’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award.