National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announce Board Changes
Feb 22 13
The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced that they have elected officers to their Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, respectively. The officers began their 1-year terms on Jan. 1, and recently led their first board meetings. In addition, the Association and the Educational Foundation have named several industry leaders to join their boards. The National Restaurant Association's 2013 officers are: Chair: Philip J. Hickey Jr. is CEO of Jocks II Inc., and previously served as chairman and CEO of two public restaurant companies, RARE Hospitality International Inc. Vice chair: Marshall L. "Ken" Conrad is chairman of Libby Hill Seafood Restaurants. Treasurer: Jack Crawford is president and CEO of Ground Round Independent Owners Cooperative (IOC) based in Freeport, Maine, where he is responsible for the overall leadership of Ground Round Restaurants. In addition, the National Restaurant Association has added new members to its board. The newly elected board directors include the following individuals: Glenn Brady, president of Silver Gulch Brewing and Bottling in Fox, AlaskaEd Choe, president of Doherty Enterprises Inc. in Allendale, N.J.Don Fox, CEO of Firehouse of America in Jacksonville, Fla.Susan P. Gambardella, Vice President, Wendy's Global Account Team of Coca-Cola Refreshments in AtlantaTrey Hester, president of Rocky Rococo Corporation in Oconomowoc, Wis.Maureen O. Hurley, EVP/chief administrative officer of Rich Products Corporation in Buffalo, N.Y.Lisa Ingram, president and COO, Restaurant Division of White Castle System Inc. in Columbus, OhioLyndon S. Johnson, president of Reciprocity Restaurant Group LLC in Tulsa, Okla.Anthony Joseph, president of Concessions International, LLC in Atlanta, Ga.John Longstreet, president & CEO of Quaker Steak & Lube in Sharon, Penn.Karen L. Luey, EVP, chief financial and administrative officer of Jamba Inc. in Emeryville, Calif.Lisa McEuen, EVP of Business Excellence of Compass Group, North America in Mountain View, Calif.Sheila Stanziale, president of Diageo-Guinness USA in Norwalk, Conn.Kelli Valade, COO of Chili's Grill & Bar, Brinker International Inc. in Dallas, Texas. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation's 2013 officers are: Chair: Denise Marie Fugo, FMP, is chairman and CEO of Sammy's in Cleveland, Ohio, specializing in banquet, concession and restaurant management for cultural, academic and corporate venues throughout northeast Ohio. Vice chair: Michael Gibbons is president and CEO of Mainstreet Ventures Inc. based in Ann Arbor, Mich. The newly elected Educational Foundation trustees include Joyce Mazero, partner at Haynes & Boone LLP in Richardson, Texas and Walter Scheib, former White House chef and owner of The American Chef Inc. in Great Falls, Va.
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Appoints Katherine Speyer Schieffelin as Senior Vice President and Chief Development Officer
Dec 20 12
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced that Katherine Speyer Schieffelin has joined the Foundation as senior vice president and chief development officer. Schieffelin brings more than a decade of experience in management, fundraising and campaign planning to the NRAEF and will aid in the Foundation's mission to enhance the industry's service to the public through education, community engagement and the promotion of career opportunities. In her new role, Schieffelin will be responsible for leading and executing current and future strategies to build a strong fundraising culture and programs that meet annual and long-term Foundation goals. Schieffelin joins the NRAEF most recently from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia, where she served as vice president of development.