Quaker Steak & Lube promoted Bruce Laneto vice president of operations and franchise services. Lane joined the company earlier this year as vice president of franchise services.

In his new role, Lane becomes responsible for leading the restaurant chain’s internal operations and franchise teams, as well as efforts to propel Quaker Steak & Lube’s national footprint through franchising.

Quaker Steak & Lube is owned by TA Restaurant Group, a division of TravelCenters of America. TA Restaurant Group operates more than 870 quick-service restaurants, full-service restaurants and other food outlets, including ten proprietary restaurant brands including Quaker Steak & Lube, Iron Skillet and Country Pride.