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

Jim Squire, Firestorm

Executive Committee

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

Kelvin Slater, Past Chair | Slater Hospitality

Stephanie Fischer, Vice Chair | Paradies Lagardère

Perry McGuire, Treasurer | Chick-fil-A Operator

Justin Triplett, Secretary | Cloud IX Concepts & MBC Concessions

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

Dr. Debra Cannon, Georgia State University

Wade Chancellor, Marlow's Tavern

Reggie Coachman, RCD Business Consultants

Shannayl Deckard, Legacy Ventures

Mike Dixon, Focus Brands

Tray Doster, Zaxby’s

Stuart Fierman, Fifth Group Restaurants

Bill Goudey, Copeland's of New Orleans

Laura Grunwald, Taco Mac

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 Atlanta

Alexis Kinsey, Fork U Concepts

Julie Kritz, Chick-fil-A

Matt Mallory, Mallory Agency

Wilson Oswald, Sizzling Steak Concepts

Vipul Patel, US Café

Bill Ray, US Foods

Brian Renshaw, Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors

Jessica Rothacker, Heirloom Café

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, NetFinancials

Katelin Yates, The Moonhanger Group

PJ Zonsius, Gas South