Corporate Boards

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Restaurant Industry Executives-Part 1

John Miller, Joe Kadow, Greg Flynn, Amy Mason, Paul Brown, Ray Blanchette, Paul Avery, and George McKerrow sit on or have sat on at least one corporate board. The list of companies they have served or serve as a board member for have been provided below.

John Miller - Dennys

  • Not only is John Miller, the CEO and President of Denny's, but he also serves as a board member of the company.
  • Recently, John Miller joined the Wilberforce University Board of Trustees as a Vice Chairman.
  • Prior to Denny's, John Miller led Taco Bueno Restaurants Inc. for over five years.

Joe Kadow - Outback

Greg Flynn - Flynn Restaurant Group

Amy Kavanaugh Mason - Dine Brands

Paul Brown - Inspire

  • Paul Brown is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Inspire Brands. He also co-founded the company.
  • Brown is a board member of H&R Block and FOCUS Brands.
  • He is also a member of the board of directors of J.C. Penney and Brand USA.
  • Paul Brown previously led Expedia, Hilton Worldwide, and Arby's.

Ray Blanchette - TGI

Paul Avery - World of Beer

  • Paul Avery is the President and Chief Executive Officer of World & Beer Bar & Kitchen.
  • Avery is one of the Board of Directors of Suntrust Bank in Tampa Bay and Paul Smith’s College New York.
  • He also serves as a Chairman of the board of directors of the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance.
  • Paul Avery was previously a chair of Take Stock in Children Inc.
  • Avery recently joined the board of directors of Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida.

George McKerrow - Teds

  • George McKerrow is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Ted’s Montana Grill. He is also one of the company's board of directors.
  • From 1996 to 2002, McKerrow served on the board of directors for Culinary Institute of America.
  • He was also on the National Restaurant Association's board of directors from 1997 to 2003.

RESEARCH STRATEGY:

In order to provide the current and past corporate board positions that John Miller, Joe Kadow, Greg Flynn, Amy Mason, Paul Brown, Ray Blanchette, Paul Avery, and George McKerrow hold or have held in the past, we mainly relied on their profiles found on the website of the company they currently work for. To be sure that no board affiliations were missed, we also examined their LinkedIn profiles. We then scoured their profiles on Bloomberg. Lastly, we searched for news reports announcing their board affiliation or board position at any company. Using these strategies, we were able to list all board positions that the specified individuals have held or currently hold.


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Restaurant Industry Executives-Part 2

Although Terry Marks is not affiliated with any corporate boards, Joe Essa, Jay Steiber, Tim McIntyre, Kerry Kramp, Rick Silva, Dick Rivera, and Bob Basham have sat on or currently sit on at least one corporate board. The list of companies they have served or currently serve as a board member of, have been provided below.

Terry Marks - Hooters

Joe Essa - Wolfgang

  • Joseph Essa is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Wolfgang Puck Worldwide. He is also a board member of this company.
  • Joseph Essa is a board member of Southern Nevada Advisory Board of City National Bank.
  • Recently, Essa was selected as the Board Chairman of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF).

Jay Stieber - Lettuce

Tim McIntyre - Dominos

Kerry Kramp - Sizzler

  • Kerry Kramp is the President and CEO of Sizzler USA.
  • He previously served HomeTown Buffet's board.
  • Kramp was a board member of Buffets Inc in 2000.
  • He currently serves as a Senior Operating Advisor and Director of the board of directors for Shari's Restaurants.

Rick Silva - Checkers

Dick Rivera - Marlow's

  • Richard Rivera, also known as Dick Rivera, is the CEO and Chairman of Rubicon Enterprises, a company that is involved in Marlow's Tavern and other renowned restaurants.
  • Between 2007 to 2008, Rivera served as the Chairman of the board of directors for National Restaurant Association.
  • He was a board member of Winn-Dixie Stores for five years and CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries for over four years.
  • Dick Rivera is currently one of the board of directors at Golden Corral and Metz Culinary Management.
  • He is the Chairman of the Sabal Palm Bancorp's board of directors.

Bob Basham - PDQ

RESEARCH STRATEGY:

In order to provide the current and past corporate board positions that Terry Marks Joe Essa, Jay Steiber, Tim McIntyre, Kerry Kramp, Rick Silva, Dick Rivera, and Bob Basham hold or have held in the past, we mainly relied on their profiles found on the website of the company they currently work for. To be sure that no board affiliations were missed, we also examined their LinkedIn profiles. We then scoured their profiles on Bloomberg. Lastly, we searched for news reports announcing their board affiliation or board position at any company. Using these strategies, we were able to list all board positions that the specified individuals have held or currently hold. Terry Marks is the only executive that does not hold a board position. He also has not held one in the past.

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