Management Team

Management Team | Board of Directors
Steve  Ells
Chairman and co-Chief Executive Officer
Steve  Ells
Chairman and co-Chief Executive Officer


Steve Ells founded Chipotle in 1993. He is co-Chief Executive Officer and was appointed Chairman of the Board in 2005, and has served as a director since 1996. Prior to launching Chipotle, Mr. Ells worked for two years at Stars restaurant in San Francisco. He is a member of the board of directors of The Land Institute. Mr. Ells graduated from the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Arts degree in art history, and is also a 1990 Culinary Institute of America graduate. ... 
Montgomery  F. Moran
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Montgomery  F. Moran
Co-Chief Executive Officer


Montgomery F. (Monty) Moran is co-Chief Executive Officer. He was appointed to this position on January 1, 2009, after serving as President and Chief Operating Officer since March 2005. Mr. Moran previously served as chief executive officer of the Denver law firm Messner & Reeves, LLC, where he was employed since 1996, and as general counsel of Chipotle. Mr. Moran holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Colorado and a law degree from Pepperdine University. ... 
John R. Hartung
Chief Financial Officer
John R. Hartung
Chief Financial Officer


John R. (Jack) Hartung is Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Hartung joined Chipotle in 2002 after spending 18 years at McDonald's where he held a variety of management positions, most recently as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of its Partner Brands Group. Mr. Hartung has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and economics as well as an MBA from Illinois State University.... 
Mark Crumpacker
Chief Marketing and Development Officer
Mark Crumpacker
Chief Marketing and Development Officer


Mark Crumpacker was appointed Chief Marketing Officer effective January 5, 2009. From December 2002 until December 2008 he was Creative Director for Sequence, LLC, a strategic design and marketing consulting firm he co-founded in 2002, and prior to that served as creative director and in other leadership roles for a variety of design and media companies. Mr. Crumpacker attended the University of Colorado and received his B.F.A. from the Art College of Design in Pasadena, California. ... 


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