Matthew D. Frauenshuh

Matthew D. Frauenshuh


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Matthew D. Frauenshuh is Chief Executive Officer of Fourteen Foods and Principal for Frauenshuh Inc. Fourteen Foods was founded in 2002 with the opening of one Dairy Queen Grill & Chill restaurant in Minnesota. Mr. Frauenshuh took over management and ownership of the company in 2006, beginning with seven restaurants in the Minneapolis area.

Currently, Fourteen Foods owns and operates over 215 DQ Grill & Chill restaurants across 13 states and has more than 9,000 employees. Fourteen Foods continues to operate on five core values, which are focused on faith and family and is the largest operator of Dairy Queens in the United States.

Along with Fourteen Foods, Matt currently sits on the boards of the National Prayer Breakfast CEO Panel, Folds of Honor and the Salvation Army National Advisory Board as well as numerous for-profit boards of his various business ventures. Matt is also very active within his church.

Matt earned a bachelor’s degree in business economics from St. Olaf College and an MBA from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management. He currently lives in Greenwood, Minnesota with his wife Beth and their four young children.