Leadership

georgia restaurant association Board of Directors

Advisory Board

Patrick Cuccaro, Affairs to Remember Caterers

Phil Hickey, Miller’s Ale House

Pano Karatassos, Buckhead Life Restaurant Group

Alan LeBlanc, Brewed to Serve Restaurant Group

George McKerrow, Jr., Ted’s Montana Grill

John C. Metz, Sterling Culinary Management | Marlow’s Tavern

Mick Miklos, National Restaurant Association (Retired)

Nancy Oswald, Sizzling Steak Concepts

M. Anderson (Andy) Piper, Chick-fil-A (Retired)

Jim Squire, Franchise Marketing Advisors


Executive Committee

Stephanie Fischer, Chairwoman | Paradies Lagardère

Hank Clark, Past Chair | Marlow's Tavern + The Woodall

Justin Triplett, Vice Chair | Cloud IX Concepts & MBC Concessions

Perry McGuire, Treasurer | Rinnai

Alexis Kinsey, Secretary | Fork U Concepts

Karen Bremer, CAE, President + CEO | Georgia Restaurant Association


Board of Directors

Don Balfour, Waffle House

Jay Bandy, Goliath Consulting Group

Tal Baum, Oliva Restaurant Group

Juan Calle, Buena Vida Tapas, Big Sky Buckhead, Green Line Rates

Dr. Debra Cannon, Georgia State University

Wade Chancellor, Chancellor LLC

Reggie Coachman, Coachman Consulting Group

Shannayl Deckard, Legacy Ventures

Mike Dixon, Focus Brands

Tray Doster, Zaxby’s

Stuart Fierman, Fifth Group Restaurants

Bill Goudey, Copeland's of New Orleans

LeMonica Hakeem, Conekt Hospitality

Thomas Halford, TSC Associates

D. Taylor Harper, TFH Legal

Ellen Hartman, Hartman Public Relations

Matt Hene, Ironwood, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company

Joseph Hsiao, H Restaurant Group

Sean Hyslop, Sysco

Topher Jensen, Gas South

Julie Kritz, Chick-fil-A

Wilson Oswald, Sizzling Steak Concepts

Vipul Patel, US Café

Bill Ray, US Foods

Brian Renshaw, Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors

Jessica Smith, Ted’s Montana Grill

Richard Tang, Tang Hospitality

Mike Torino, Amici

Heather Trotter, The Coca-Cola Company

Hav Usry, Fat Man's Hospitality

Bob Wagner, Restaurant Giving Circle