The National Restaurant Association has announced the election of three new members to serve on its Board of Directors. The newly elected Board directors are:
Maribeth Bisienere, who is vice president of food & beverage and merchandise at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Bisienere oversees the strategy, concept development and business optimization of all food and beverage offerings and the integration of merchandise operations. She joined The Walt Disney Company in 1995. Previously, Bisienere worked for Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I., and had more than 15 years of luxury hotel and resort experience in New England and Colorado. She will serve on the Association’s board until Dec. 31, 2013, when she is eligible to renew her commitment.
Geoff Hill, who serves as vice president of Roark Capital Group. Hill is responsible for leading the sourcing activity for Roark Capital’s franchise and multi-unit investments. Prior to his current position, he was president of Cinnabon, as part of FOCUS Brands and vice president of U.S. Franchise Systems. He will serve on the Association’s board until Dec. 31, 2011, when he is eligible to renew his commitment.
Forrest Shoaf, whois chief legal officer of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc., is a graduate of West Point, Vanderbilt and Harvard Law School. Shoaf served 12 years of active duty before beginning his career in law. Cracker Barrel operates more than 600 stores in 42 states. Shoaf will serve on the board until Dec. 31, 2012, when he is eligible to renew his commitment.