Meet the gRA Team

We are a small but mighty team whose purpose is to bring together Georgia's restaurant community, impact legislation, cultivate relationships and provide valuable resources to help you run your business. We would love to have you join us in our mission to make Georgia better for restaurants! Interested in membership?

GRA Team

Karen Bremer, CAE
Karen Bremer, CAE
Chief Executive Officer Georgia Restaurant Association (404)467-9000
Sarah  Thorson
Sarah Thorson
Director of Partnerships + Events Georgia Restaurant Association (404)467-9000
Katie Jones
Katie Jones
Director of Advocacy + Finance Georgia Restaurant Association (404)467-9000
Melissa Lembo
Melissa Lembo
Manager of Marketing + Communications Georgia Restaurant Association (404)467-9000
Daniel New
Daniel New
Advocacy Manager Georgia Restaurant Association (404)467-9000
Desmond Hague
Desmond Hague
Member Development Executive Georgia Restaurant Association (404)467-9000