Meet the GRA Leadership 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 Leadership Team

Karen Bremer, CAE
Karen Bremer, CAE
President + CEO Georgia Restaurant Association
Sarah Thorson
Sarah Thorson
Vice President of Development Georgia Restaurant Association
Katie Jones
Katie Jones
Director of Administration + Membership Engagement Georgia Restaurant Association (404)467-9000
Daniel New
Daniel New
Director of Advocacy Georgia Restaurant Association (404)467-9000
Chef Simone Byron
Chef Simone Byron
Georgia ProStart Director Georgia Restaurant Association Foundation (770)895-2617