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Del Taco Promotes David Snyder to VP, Information Technology

Promoted to vice president of information technology at the Mexican quick serve restaurant chain.

As vice president of information technology, Snyder is responsible for innovating and implementing the information technology function with an emphasis on business performance. Snyder joined Del Taco as a consultant in 1999, and became Director of Information Technology in 2007. He has more than 30 years of technology experience including founding and running a PC software development company and providing technology consulting services to a variety of companies including PacifiCare, Nissan Motors, Union Bank, Executive Life Insurance and SC Gas Company.

Snyder leads a department of 16 technology professionals who focus on applications development, technical services and restaurant systems deployment and support. He reports to Nick Shepherd, CEO of Sagittarius Brands, Del Taco's parent company.

"David has a strong track record of making a real contribution to our overall business. He leads the IT team to boldly innovate technology enabling Del Taco to be more effective and efficient in taking care of our customers and growing profits," said Nick Shepherd.

Recently, the Del Taco IT department completed a system-wide POS conversation and established relationships with Epicor Software and other technology providers to improve restaurant systems functionality and increase efficiencies.

About Del Taco

Founded in 1961, Del Taco, the Lake Forest, California-based company operates or franchisees more than 510 restaurants in 16 states. Del Taco offers a full range of made-to-order Mexican items such as tacos, burritos, quesadillas and American favorites including cooked-to-order burgers, fries and shakes. Del Taco uses fresh ingredients including hand-made salsa, fresh produce, freshly grated cheddar cheese, chicken grilled every hour and lard-free beans made from scratch. Additional information is available at

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