Buffalo Wild Wings franchisee Chris Olexa had his first experience with the 575-unit casual-dining chain in college, watching games with his buddies in Houston. After a few visits, Olexa told himself he was going to own a Buffalo Wild Wings unit one day. Now, at 35 years old, the Texas native has four stores, with three more units in development. But Olexa had a heck of a 2008, getting a diagnosis of lymphoma in May and dealing with Hurricanes Ike and Gustav wreaking havoc on his ...

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