Adiya Dixon

Chief Legal Officer & Secretary at Potbelly

Ms. Dixon joined the executive team at Potbelly on November 16, 2020 as its Senior Vice President and Senior Legal Counsel.

In years prior to joining Potbelly, Ms. Dixon held leadership roles at The Wendy’s Company. As Director, International Counsel she managed all aspects of the legal functions for international franchise business, and as Director, Corporate Counsel she supported domestic refranchising and other strategic initiatives. Ms. Dixon began her legal career in New York at Debevoise and Plimpton, LLP where her practice focused on securities and mergers and acquisitions.

Ms. Dixon holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Columbia University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. As a successful entrepreneur, Ms. Dixon founded a legal consulting company and is also a patented inventor and founder of Yubi Beauty, LLC, an ecommerce company which has won awards for innovation.


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  • Chief Legal Officer & Secretary

    November 16, 2020 - present