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June 2-4, 2015
Dallas, Texas
Wendy Alejo
Shift Leader
Taco Bell 
Eric Spiritas
Principal
Champion Management LLC 
Courtney Hale
Senior Marketing Manager
Champion Management LLC 
Morgan Hale
Marketing Specialist
Champion Management LLC 
Chris Miller
Principal
Secret Recipe Marketing 
Peter Salaverry
CEO
SkinzWrapz 
Heather Newland
Sr. Admin Assistant/Marketing
Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip 
Sarah Chapin
CEO
Hail Merry 
Granya Gormley
Director of Human Resources
Red Book Connect 
Crystal Miller
Strategist
AT&T 
Dylan Johnson
BARTENDER
Milo's, Truck Yard, Dodies 
Rob Reed
Founder
MomentFeed 
Jim Hite
Director of Sales
Punchh 
Melissa Leake
Marketing Manager, Higher Ed
Aramark 
Kyle Istook
Head Bartender
On the Border 
Kevin Carr
Founder
Community Beer Company 
Corey Dickinson
Marketing & Facilities Manager
Community Beer Company 
Cameron Theil
Regional Director
Splickit 
Kristen KJ Colby
Sr. Director of Marketing
Front Burner/Twin Peaks 
Sharon Webster Tolin
Menu Innovation Expert
Menu Innovation Consultant 
Dick Didow
CEO
Catch the Moment 
Christina Peddy
Assistant General Manager
Smart Restaurant Group 
Rachel Crise
Guest Relations Specialist
Schlotzsky's 
Allison Shuffield
Account Manager
Share Our Strength 
Glen Tyler
Marketer
Independent Marketer 
Jake Cohen
COO
Privy 
Angela Hornsby
Partner
HLW Human Capital Consortium 
Todd Diener
Board Member
Nairobi Java House 
Dave McKlveen
Talent Consultant
Independent 
Kianne Hilburn
Field Marketing Manager
Chuy's 
Joshua Williams
Recruiter
Contractor 
W Chris Burcham
VP Client Services
Transworld Advertising, Inc. 
Colin Berry
Project Manager
Fridays 
Josh Kretchmer
Account Manager
Hardie's Fresh Foods 
Cordie Hatch
Mgr of Franchise Services
Fuzzy's Taco Shop 
Karen Rapaglia
Assistant General Manager
The Ginger Man 
Brian Medina
Director of Business Dev.
Self Opportunity, Inc. 
Thomas Rather
Field Management Recruiter
TGI Friday's 
Chandler Purcell
Branding Assistant
K&N Management 
Allie Falcon
Marketing Coordinator
Abuelo's 
Eric Ozarowski
Chief Marketing Officer
Nick's Pizza & Pub 
Diana Isaacson
Field Marketing Manager
CiCi's Pizza 
Cindy Benson
Field Marketing Manager
Cici's Pizza 
Nate St. Pierre
Communications Director
GiveForward 
David Miller
Partner
Ziosk 
Raymond Howard
Co-Founder
Ziosk 
Catherine Owen
Account Manager
PeopleMatter 
Danielle Geisler
HR Staffing & Engagement
Pappas Restaurants 
Bill Bayne
CoFounder & CEO
Fish City Grill & Half Shells 
Jay Goldstein
President and COO
Fish City Grill & Half Shells 
Leslie Truelove
Director of Marketing
Ziosk 
Mark Simpson
Vice President
Texas Roadhouse 
Laura Wheeler
Brand Manager
Pappas Restaurants 
Tiffany Kahill
Director of Field Marketing
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches 
Mike Lockwood
Digital Customer Exp. Manager
Which Wich Superior Sandwiches 
Stephanie Robinson
Social Media Marketing Coord.
Maggiano's Little Italy 
Timothy Falsey
Training Manager
Last Call Operating Companies 
Jessalyn Bradley
Data Analyst
Social Strategy1 
Angie Nolan
Director of Communication
Buffalo Wild Wings 
Mike Leone
Training Manager
Last Call Operating Company 
Renee Chaloupka
HR Manager
Last Call Operating Companies 
Brian Johnson
Client Partner
Facebook 
Katherine Sherrie
Sr. Strategy Analyst
Social Strategy1 
Anthony Lee
Marketing Creative Director
Nestle Toll House Cafe 
Terry Smith
Dir,Talent Acquisition
Raising Cane's 
Kendra Ray
Recruiter
Raising Cane's  
Kasey Tant
Field Marketing Manager
Denny's 
Joy Payne
Ops Coordinator
On The Border Mexican Grill 
Rodney Morris
SVP
The Elliot Group 
Holly Rocco
Recruiting Manager
Macaroni Grill 
Scott Kain
Regional Sales Manager
Global Cash Card 
James Fripp
Sr. Dir. Diversity & Inclusion
YUM! Brands Inc. 
Tyler Hampton
PR & Consumer Affairs
YUM! Brands 
TJ Schier
President
SMART Restaurant Group 
Courtney Colvin
Marketing Advisor
Raising Cane's 
Chantel Romero
Marketing Advisor
Raising Cane's 
Trey Hailey
Regional VP, Operations
Chili's 
Kevin Carroll
Regional VP, Operations
Chilis 
Tom Finocchiaro
VP, Ops Services
Chili's 
Dylan Johnson
Bartender/Owner
Truck Yard and Dodie's/Milo's 
Jennifer Hartley
VP, PeopleWorks
Chili's 
Susan Beebe
Global Social Media
Tyson Foods 
Tracy Brantley
Dir. Leadership & Coaching
Chili's 
Cat Carlos
Client Relations Manager
PeopleMatter 
Diane Sanford
SVP, People Team
Day Star Restaurant Group 
Mike F. Lewis
Chairman
Social Strategy 1 
Anthony Scarpino
Senior Director
Sodexo 
Frances Foreman
Director of Awesome
Catch the Moment 
Atlas Cheek
Strategic Account Manager
Constellation Brands 
Dona Costa
HR Director
Triple Tap Ventures LLC 
Joelle Friend
NKH Social Council
Share Our Strength 
Morgan Waldron
Digital Marketing Specialist
Capriotti's 
Erika Meszaros
HR Manager
Noodles & Company 
Darren McDowell
Dir. Software Development
Social Strategy1 
Ray Pawlikowski
Chief Operating Officer
Red Book Connect 
Peter Romeo
VP Editorial Content
CSP Media 
John Davis
Management Recruiter
The Cheesecake Factory 
Martin Balcaitis
Sr. Manager, Field Marketing
Denny's 
Bill Woods
Lead District Manager
Denny's 
Larry Kelley
VP of HR
Zoës Kitchen 
Jeff Jones
Director
Fishbowl 
Ron Ruggless
Southwest Bureau Chief
Nation's Restaurant News 
Tish Chism
Benefits Manager
Fazoli's Restaurants 
Kat Cole
President
Cinnabon 
Michelle Gallop
Sales & Marketing Coordinator
WFF 
Claire Prager
VP, Talent Selection
The Cheesecake Factory 
Guy Weaver
VP Sales - National Accounts
National Restaurant Associatio 
Farhan Merchant
Sales Manager
Catch The Moment 
Eric Douglass
Account supervisor
Fishbowl 
Charles Blankenship
VP - HR
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill 
Jana Sharlow
Director of Recruiting
Eat'n Park Hospitality Group 
Arie Ball
VP Sourcing&Talent Acquisition
Sodexo 
David Schultz
Account Manager
Hardie's Fresh Foods 
Angelique Libese
Marketing Director
Nairobi Java House 
Lisa Garden
Director
Sodexo 
Kristen Zagozdon
VP of HR
Cooper's Hawk 
Alex Fishman
Manager of Talent Acquisition
Cooper's Hawk 
Keegan Lanier
Director of Operations Support
Walk-On's Enterprise 
Kristen Stoutenburgh
Marketing
University of Notre Dame  
Kelli Valade
COO
Chili's  
Lissa Bowen
Sr. Dir., Talent Acquisition
FOCUS Brands 
Michael Atkinson
CEO
Austin Restaurant Partners 
Allyson Young
HR & Branding Director
K&N Management 
Doug Comings
VP, Domestic Franchise
Chili's 
Dom Perry
Sr. Director Learning & Dev.
Chili's 
Tony Bridwell
CPO
Brinker International 
Priscila Gathungu
HR Director
Nairobi Java House 
Naima Hassan
General Manager Operations
Nairobi Java House 
Gini Quiroz
Dir. of Training & Development
K&N Management 
Kevin Traylor
Hourly Worker
Snappy Salads 
Jeff Power
Founder & CEO
Pangeo Coffee & Tea 
Chamin Mills
Marketing Manager
Pacific Catch 
Rob Schechtman
Sr. Operations Manager
Pacific Catch 
Amy Phillips
Recruiter
Raising Cane's 
James San Miguel
Recruiter
Raising Cane's 
Kimberly Thompson
District Marketing Manager
Aramark 
Juliana Taube
Search Consultant
The Elliot Group 
Jennifer Kaleba
Senior Manager, Communications
Share Our Strength 
Thomas Nelson
President
Share Our Strength 
DeAnna Pratt
Administrative Assistant
Constellation Brands 
Nisha Raghavan
Co-host DriveThruHR
DriveThruHR 
Anke Corbin
SVP Sales & Marketing
Splick-It 
Tiffany Rogers
Marketing
WFF 
Kelli Branigan
HR Coordinator
Last In Concepts  
Alison Edginton
General Manager
Schlittz & Giggles 
Wendy Waite
Management Recruiter
The Cheesecake Factory 
Jamie Sadler
Social Engagement Manager
Social Strategy1 
Lauren Hopkins
Director of Brand
Zoës Kitchen 
Rachel Phillips-Luther
VP of Marketing
Zoës Kitchen 
Joergen Aaboe
Director of Marketing
MomentFeed 
Anne Mahlum
Founder
Back On My Feet 
Vanessa Davidson
National Brand Manager
CiCi's Pizza 
Nancy Hampton
CMO
CiCi's Pizza 
Debra Tippett
President
Cardinal Company 
Vicki Hormann
Senior Field Marketing Manager
Applebee's 
Darren Hunt
Senior Field Marketing Manager
Applebee's 
James Markham
CEO and Founder
Project Pie 
Marc Buehler
Chief Thinker & Doer
BDO Hospitality, LLC 
Tony Dammicci
CMO
Taco Mac 
Dana Hughens
Clairemont Communications
Taco Mac 
Lee Price
Sr. Dir. of Marketing Strategy
Reputation Capital Media 
Kate Nelson
District Marketing Manager
ARAMARK 
Emily Carter
Recruiter
Raising Cane's 
Julia Moseley
Recruiter
Raising Cane's  
Melissa Garvey
Editorial Manager
National Restaurant Assoc. 
Laura Engel
VP, New Business Development
SmartStore 
Tasha Chambers
Senior PeopleWorks Manager
Brinker International 
Stephanie Pryor
Marketing Intern
TheTavern of Northfield 
Janine Allo
Chief People Officer
Wildflower Bread Company 
Louis Basile
President/Founder
Wildflower Bread Company 
Jimi Letchford
Brand Chief
CrossFit 
Joan George
Management Recruiter
TGI Friday's 
Jerrod Mitchell
SrMgr Marketing Communications
Applebee's 
Lynne Zappone
Chief Talent & HR Officer
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen 
Jonathan Wolske
Culture Evangelist
Zappos 
Brian Meldrum
Vice President
Relevant Mobile 
Tim McDonald

BTC Revolutions 
Adrienne Bommarito
National Account Manager
The Event Lounge 
Jason Wilson
Assoc. Director, Digital
Share Our Strength 
Gje Greene-Wallace
Director of Marketing
Fish City Grill & Half Shells 
Tracy Gamble
Gamble Media Group
Fish City Grill 
Gerrine Pan
Founder
Relevant Mobile 
Joel Doherty
Partner
Livelenz Inc. 
Michael Serchia
Director of HR/Training
Villa Enterprises Mgt 
Sara Studer
Director of Training
Villa Enterprises Mgt 
Lauren Bifulco
Business Development Manager
Snagajob 
Brittney Wilganowski
Manager, Customer Success
Red Book Connect 
Jon McGinley
CEO
Livelenz 
Stacy Griffis
Marketing Manager
Gala Corporation 
David Berlin
Franchise Business Manager
Firehouse Subs 
John Poulos
Partner
DiscoverLink 
Jeff Carper
Sr VP of Restaurant Ops
White Castle Mgmt Co 
Lynn Blashford
Director of Marketing
White Castle 
George Donahue
Dir. Learning & Development
Zoës Kitchen 
Polly Pinneaux
Mgr. of Learning & Development
Zoës Kitchen 
Donna Cannizzo
Franchise Business Manager
Firehouse Subs 
Meg Rose
Vice President of Operations
Firehouse Subs 
Kimberly Scott
Senior Manager
Share Our Strength 
Jessica Replogle
Marketing Director
First Watch Restaurants 
Sheila B. Perea
Director
Share Our Strength 
Dianna Jackson
Marketing Coordinator
Hardie's Fresh Foods 
Don Governale
Corporate Director of Sales
Hardie's Fresh Foods 
Joy Capps
Principal, Consultant
Engaging Business Comunication 
Heather Boyer
Director, Broadcast Production
Applebee's 
Julie Murphy
National Partner Development
MomentFeed 
Stephen Farr-Jones
President
ADM MARKETING 
Dana McKeithan
Project Coordinator/Detail Dir
The Event Lounge, LLC 
Molly Reynolds
Molly Reynolds
Aramark 
Robert Grimes
CEO
IFBTA/ConStrata 
Todd Brengel
National Account Executive
Snagajob 
Shannon Scott
Executive Dir. MarComm
Applebee's 
Mike Jones
Director of Training
Fox & Hound Restaurant Group 
Christi Christian
Director of Marketing
Urbane Cafe 
Jason Seiden
CEO
Ajax Workforce Marketing 
Lisa Cervenka
Dir, Brand Strategy
Ajax Workforce Marketing 
Justin Eastburn
Financial Advisor
UBS Financial Services, Inc. 
Elle Morgan
Event Marketing Manager
MomentFeed 
Tom Holt
Owner
Urbane Cafe 
Ed Nicholson
Dir. Social Media & CSR
Tyson Foods 
Lisa DiVirgilio
Vice President
WyckWyre Food HR Systems 
Sarah Ruth Hurlbert
Director, National Sales
The Coca-Cola Company 
Michael VanDervort
HR
Publix 
Deanna Cross
VP of Operations
The Tavern of Northfield 
Ben Salisbury
President
Salisbury Creative Group 
Jennifer Walker
Selection Coordinator
Apple Gold Group 
Kelsey Lawhead
Marketing Manager
Apple Gold Group 
Nicole Salak
Recruiting and Relocation Mgr
On The Border 
Heather Helton
Regional HR Manager - West
On The Border 
Kris McKinney
HR/Training
Spin! Neapolitan Pizza 
John Kelley
CPO
White Castle 
Kim Bartley
VP Marketing
White Castle 
Scott Stratten
Author & Keynote Speaker
Unmarketing 
Maureen Locus
Corporate Communications Manag
Brinker International/Chili's 
Lucy Smith
Sr Mngr of Talent Acquisition
Brinker International 
Traci Sands
Major Account Manager
Hcareers 
RJ LaPorte
Sr. Dist. Marketing Manager
ARAMARK 
Shane Mitchell
Franchise Business Manager
Firehouse Subs 
Rich Griggs
Franchise Business Manager
Firehouse Subs 
Jim Coram
CPO
Dynapple 
Mike Manzo
Sr. Manager Talent Acquisition
Chili's/ Brinker International 
Jane Pickett
Talent Acquisition Manager
Chili's /Brinker International 
Valerie Turner
Northeast Management Recruiter
TGiFridays 
Liza Guinto
Sr. Manager, Field HR
Denny's 
Stephanie Cruz
Director, Company Operations
Denny's 
Andre Howell
VP of Operations
MFHA 
Mimi Keller
Dir Int'l Marketing Services
Carlson Restaurants 
Lue Kraltchev
International HR Manager
Carlson Restaurants 
Daniel LaBroad
CEO
Ovation health & Life Services 
Susan Stavitzski
Marketing Manager
Snagajob 
Jeff Tenut
Partner
DiscoverLink 
Kirstie Johnson
Training Consultant
Tony Roma's 
Kristen Ferguson
Internal Communication Manager
SONIC 
Kristen Brown
Staffing Manager
SONIC 
Belinda Smith
Media Relations Manager
AT&T 
Jim Knight
CEO
Hospitality On Point 
Jason Lauritsen
Director, Best Places to Work
Quantum Workplace 
Kyle Cominsky
Franchise Development Manager
Tony Roma's 
Kari Ramsdale
Director of HR
Tony Roma's 
Danial Salley
Training and Development MGR
Tony Roma's 
Hilary Delling
Marketing Manager
Chuy's Restaurant 
Kacy Oden
Owner
Griswold Home Care 
Marshall Oden
Owner
Griswold Home Care 
Kimberly Proffitt
RTM
Apple Sauce Inc. 
Mark Smith
RMM
Apple Sauce Inc. 
Nikki Nandrasy
Content Design Specialist
Brinker International 
Adriana Scarcella
Talent Community Manager
Brinker International 
Laurie Ruettimann
Writer. Speaker.
Consultant 
Tim Green
Area Director
Fish City Grill & Half Shells 
Dave Leerssen
Area Director
Fish City Grill & Half Shells 
April Hawkins
Social Media Specialist
DBrand Makeover 
Mark Paul
Senior VP - Investments
UBS Financial Services, Inc. 
Jackie Rodriguez
Director- Global Recruiting
TGI Fridays 
Laura Linthicum
Director of Recruiting
TGI Fridays 
Melissa Hill
Customer Programs Manager
WyckWyre Food HR Systems 
James Morris
General Manager
Extended Stay America 
Terrence Dunn
President
Positive Management Leadership 
Steven Silverstein
Consultant
Positive Management Leadership 
Bruce Dodge
HR Manager
Apple Sauce Inc. 
Susie Hansbarger
Regional Marketing Manager
Apple Sauce Inc. 
Leslie Tomko
Marketing & Social Manager
Quaker Steak & Lube 
Jeremy Kennison
Dallas Area Marketing Manager
Quaker Steak & Lube 
Sarah Brezina
Marketing
The Ginger Man 
Jill Harper
Imaging Consultant
DBrand Makeover 
Megan Overton
Director of Employer Marketing
Snagajob 
Lori Bierman
Senior Account Executive
Assess Systems 
Jaime Puskar
Dir, National Retail Marketing
Hail Merry 
Claudia Pillow
Dir, Marketing
Hail Merry 
Christy Cox
Senior Director of HR
Logan's Roadhouse 
Jennifer Brooks
Regional Staffing Manager
Logan's Roadhouse 
Venesa McEvoy
Marketing Manager
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop 
Tina Root
Director of Human Resources
wagamama, inc. 
Robin Ruttle
Marketing Manager
wagamama, inc. 
Sharon McPherson
Director of Training
On The Border 
Sandee Hymer
Mgr Training & Communication
On The Border 
Angela Saunders
Manager of Recruiting
Twin Peaks Restuarants 
Lexi Burns
Director of Training
Twin Peaks Restaurant 
Bryan Mayberry
Revenue Activation Manager
TGI Fridays 
Jason Gibbs
Director of Field Marketing
CiCi's Pizza 
Andrea Winans
Field Marketing Manager
CiCi's Pizza 
Autumn Sestak
Marketing Specialist
Jack's 
Pam Measel
Director of Marketing
Jack's 
Ginger Lehrfeld
People Partner
Red Hot & Blue 
Peter Lehrfeld
Process Partner
Red Hot & BLue 
Dennis Stoutenburgh
Co-Founder
Social Strategy1 
Mark Knox
President / CEO
Knox Technology, Inc. 
Jason Hamilton
VP, Marketing
Snagajob 
Mandy Webb
Business Developer
Wyckwyre 
William Tincup
Big Pimpin'
Tincup & Co. 
Kristi Turner
SVP of Marketing
Red Book Connect 
Rick Salz
Owner
Righteous Clothing Agency 
Mary Kay Hyde
Sr. Director of Marketing
Red Book Connect 
Jamie Daniels
Sales Director
Righteous Clothing Agency 
Allan Guarino
VP
ADM Marketing 
Morreen Bayles
President
Creative Restaurant Solutions, 
Dr.Bob Deutsch
Author & Keynote Speaker
BrainSells 
Bryan Wempen
Chief Consultant
DriveThru HR 
Tom Johnson
Creative Director
Righteous Clothing Agency 
Steph Grant
Photographer
Steph Grant Photography 
Jasmine Brand
Branding Strategist
Brandpointe 
Amanda Hite
Founder
BTC Revolutions 
Brandon Hill
Chief MVMNTS Officer
BTC Revolutions 
Kami Schreier
Account Mgr/CMGR
BTC Revolutions 
Jonathan Brewer
Director of Awesome
BTC Revolutions 
Carrie Keenan
CMGR/Acct Mgr
BTC Revolutions 
Jeremy Hite
Account Manager
BTC Revolutions 
Eva Schmidt
Creative Team/CMGR
BTC Revolutions 
Susan Montgomery
Director
BTC Revolutions 
Lisa Chidichimo
Client Analytics/Advertising
BTC Revolutions 
Jessica Hatcher-Scantlin
SVP Marketing / PR
Imagination 9 
Avery Block
Mgr, HR Social Mktg/Engagement
Taco Bell Corp. 
Ashley Fowler
College Recruiter
Buffalo Wild Wings 
Celton Hayden
President
CC's Coffee House 
Courtney Martinez
Sr. Manager, Franchise HR
DineEquity 
Chelsea Hickey
Marketing Manager & Editor
WOMMA 
Chris Ebbeler
Sr Mgr, Wkpl Comm & PPl Brand
Chili's / Brinker 
Chris Reed
Creative Director
BTC Revolutions 
Christy Gravitt
Senior Media Planner/Buyer
Jack's 
John Isbell
Director, Learning & Dev.
Logan's Roadhouse 
Matt Charney
Managing Editor
RecruitingBlogs 
Shane Womack
CSO
Resolve RRC LLC. 
Alison Kieckhafer
Owner/CEO|Chief Event Officer
The Event Lounge, LLC 
Kacie Heil
Ops Mgr/Event Design Visionary
The Event Lounge, LLC 
Megan Ford
Operations Mgr./Mktg. Magician
The Event Lounge, LLC 
Christopher Aupperle
Whse Mgr/Chief Get-It-Done Guy
The Event Lounge, LLC 
Gloria Clem
Director of First Impressions
The Event Lounge, LLC 
William Thomas
Assistant Professor of Music
Chesapeake College 
Allyanna Pascone
Associate Business Analyst
TDn2K 
Betty Alvarez
Executive Assistant
TDn2K 
Bob Rycroft
Exec. Director Finance
TDn2K 
Gerret Montgomery
Business Analyst
TDn2K 
Jennifer Hubert
Business Analyst
TDn2K 
Joni Doolin
CEO & Founder
TDn2K 
Melissa Papaleo
Sr. Dir Biz Dev/Events
TDn2K 
Michael Harms
Exec. Dir. of Operations
TDn2K 
Nancy Thomas
Controller
TDn2K 
Patti Phan
Associate Business Analyst
TDn2K 
Sarah Atkinson
Director of Marketing
TDn2K 
Shawn Dawson
Business Analyst
TDn2K 
Sheryl Coyne-Batson
Director of Sales
TDn2K 
Victor Fernandez
Exec. Director of Insights
TDn2K 
Wally Doolin
Chairman & Founder
TDn2K 
Wendy Traylor
Executive Director of Biz. Dev.
TDn2K