GREENSBORO, S.C. — Anne Goldman, former senior director of global real estate and development at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Corp., has joined Biscuitville Fresh Southern as chief development officer. She succeeds Tim Hegarty, who has retired from the company.

Prior to joining Biscuitville, Ms. Goldman was with Krispy Kreme for five years. Earlier, she was development manager at Dunkin’ Brands and also worked at Sonic Drive-In, Dollar General and McDonald’s Corp.

“I am delighted to join the Biscuitville team and help the organization achieve its goals, particularly around growth and new development ventures,” Ms. Goldman said. “Biscuitville is a beloved North Carolina brand and is well-positioned for its next chapter because of the strong brand culture, a focus on quality and people excellence. It is a privilege to be part of this company.”

Kathie Niven, who took over as president of Biscuitville earlier this year, described Ms. Goldman as “a seasoned development executive and retail market growth strategist.”

 “She is a high-energy and results-oriented leader that demonstrates an entrepreneurial approach to her work,” Ms. Niven said. “She will take the lead on the continued evolution of Biscuitville’s restaurants, inclusive of accelerating our market development plans, continuing to oversee the build-out of our remodel strategy and working with our leadership team on entry into new markets.”

Ms. Goldman received a bachelor’s degree in science from Meredith College and a post-graduate certificate in corporate law from Meredith College’s Paralegal Program.

Biscuitville is a family-owned and privately-held chain of quick-service restaurants that specializes in Southern breakfast and lunch foods. Biscuitville has locations in North Carolina and Virginia.