Behind the Bird.

Our team behind the scenes is passionate about our brand and our vision to be the #1 free range rotisserie brand


Brad Jacobs - Director

With years of experience under his belt, Brad has worked across a range of roles in the Hospitality industry. He is passionate about his brands and the franchising industry. Brad is a strategic thinker and is always looking for ways to ensure Bird On a Wire is a leader in our market.

Along with Kelly, Brad will manage all property and franchising matters, be responsible for negotiating and securing new sites allowing Bird On a Wire to grow and take things to the next level!

Kelly Bain - Director/General Manager

Kelly has spent over 20 years dedicated to the hospitality industry developing her passion for food, people, operations and business in general. From chef, barista, national sales manager now director and general manager, you name it, Kelly has done it!

As general manager of Bird On A Wire, Kelly will drive the business to achieve operational excellence across the group and grow the brand through franchising nationally and internationally

Andy Lucas - Director

Andy is the ultimate host! He is a passionate foodie who has worked across a number of hospitality outlets from a young age. Always friendly and welcoming to visitors or guests in his presence as well as serving up the most delicious food and wine combos.

Andy also brings a wealth of knowledge about the hospitality industry to the table and works to lead the development and strategic planning of all marketing campaigns which includes advertising, sponsorships and National promotions. 


Portia Leet - Operations Manager

Portia has a great deal of management experience under her belt that she’s developed over years of working in the hospitality industry. Her strives to make sure Bird On A Wire is running like a well oiled machine! Portia’s focus is to achieve operational excellence across our stores and having correct systems and procedures in place to keep us at the forefront of customer service.


Jesse Leet - Brand Manager

With a strong creative background and years of experience in the hospitality industry. Jesse is our man behind the Bird On A Wire brand. Jesse’s uses his experience in graphic design and photography to make that the Bird brand is always one step ahead. He also looks after all of our national and local marketing campaigns.


Sue Denton - Operations Support