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Ralph Alvarez
Ralph Alvarez has served as a director and as Chairman since December 2019. Ralph is a 40-year veteran of the restaurant industry having served in leadership positions in Europe, Japan, Latin America, Canada and the U.S. He currently serves on the boards of Eli Lilly & Company, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. and Traeger, Inc. Previously he also served on the boards of McDonald’s Corporation, Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., Key Bank Corp. and Realogy Holdings Corp. Ralph is an operating partner of Advent International Corporation, a private equity firm. He retired as a director and the Chairman of Skylark Co., Ltd., a public Japanese holding company operating more than 3,000 restaurants, in March 2018. Ralph served as President and Chief Operating Officer of McDonald’s Corporation from August 2006 until his retirement in December 2009. Ralph joined McDonald’s in 1995 and held a variety of leadership positions during his tenure with the company.
Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Julie Bradley
Julie Bradley has served as a director since January 2020. Julie has extensive experience in finance, accounting and corporate development. She most recently served as chief financial officer, chief accounting officer and treasurer of TripAdvisor from 2011 to 2015. Prior to TripAdvisor she was CFO at Art Technology Group from 2005 to 2011 and was named CFO of the Year by the Boston Business Journal in 2010. Julie currently serves on the boards of directors of respected brands including GoodRx and Wish and previously served as a director of Wayfair, Blue Apron, Constant Contact and ExactTarget. She is also a member of the board of trustees at Wheaton College and Judge Baker Children’s Center. She earned a B.A. in Economics from Wheaton College.
Chair of the Audit Committee
Irene Chang Britt
Irene Chang Britt has served as a director since July 2023. Irene has extensive executive leadership experience in the consumer brands and retail industry. She currently serves on the boards of Brighthouse Financial, Inc., IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. and Victoria’s Secret and Co. Previously, she also served on the boards of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., Tailored Brands, Inc., TerraVia Holdings, Inc. and Sunoco, Inc. She is a National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow and a frequent speaker on both leadership and corporate governance best practices. Irene served as President and Divisional CEO of Pepperidge Farm, Inc. and Senior Vice President, Global Baking and Snacking for the Campbell Soup Company from 2012 to 2015. Irene joined Campbell Soup in 2005 and held a variety of leadership positions during her tenure with the company. Prior to joining Campbell Soup, Irene held a number of leadership positions within Kraft Foods and Nabisco. Before that, she spent more than a decade at Kimberly-Clark, where she held key assignments in marketing, sales and R&D leadership.
Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Tricia Glynn
Tricia Glynn has served as a director since August 2017. Tricia has served as a managing director of Advent International Corporation since 2016. Previously, she served as principal of Bain Capital Private Equity from August 2004 to July 2016. Prior to Bain Capital, Tricia was an investment professional with the Private Equity Group of Goldman, Sachs & Co. She currently serves on the boards of Olaplex, Inc. and Savage X Fenty. In addition, she has also served as a director of lululemon athletica inc. from August 2017 to June 2021 and of Burlington Stores, Inc. from August 2012 to June 2018. Tricia earned an AB in Biochemical Sciences cum laude from Harvard College and MBA, with high distinction, as a Baker Scholar from Harvard Business School.
Member of the Compensation Committee
William Kussell
William Kussell has served as a director since December 2019. Will has extensive restaurant industry leadership experience as the former President of Dunkin’ Donuts and Chief Operating Officer of Dunkin Brands. He has served as an operating partner of Advent International Corporation since February 2010. Will has also served as chairman of the board of directors of Bojangles’, Inc. from August 2011 to January 2019, and as a director of Extended Stay America, Inc. from June 2010 until June 2016.
Member of the Audit Committee
Stephanie Lilak

Stephanie Lilak has served as a director since June 2022. Stephanie has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer of Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDLZ) since January 2024. Previously, she was Chief People Officer of Bumble, Inc. from November 2021 to December 2023 and Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer at Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. from July 2019 to November 2021. Prior to Dunkin’ Brands, Stephanie spent 23 years with General Mills Inc., in roles of increasing responsibility. She served as Vice President, Human Resources for the North America Retail Segment from January 2016 until July 2019. Prior to that role, she was the Vice President, Human Resources, Sales Division and Convenience & Foodservice Operating Segment from February 2015 to January 2016 and Vice President, Human Resources - Convenience and Food Service from September 2013 to February 2015. Stephanie earned a B.S. in Psychology and an M.S. in Industrial Relations from the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Chair of the Compensation Committee
David Paresky
David Paresky has served as a principal of Advent International Corporation since January 2023. Previously, David served as vice president of Advent from August 2019 to December 2022, as vice president of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. from August 2018 to July 2019, and as senior associate of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. from August 2017 to July 2018. David has a B.A. in Economics from Harvard University.
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Jostein Solheim
Jostein Solheim has served as a director since December 2023. Jostein has served as the CEO, Health & Wellbeing at Unilever PLC (NYSE: ULVR) since June 2021. Previously, he was President of Unilever’s Food & Refreshments Division, North America from July 2018 to June 2021 and Executive Vice President and CEO of Unilever’s Ben & Jerry’s subsidiary from April 2010 to July 2018. Over the course of his 30+ year career with Unilever, he has progressively taken on roles with increasing responsibility across marketing, brand development and strategy. Jostein earned a B.Sc. in Economics from the University of Southampton and a M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics.
Member of the Audit Committee
Chris Tomasso

A seasoned executive leader with a track record of success, Chris has more than 25 years of experience guiding some of the most well-known brands in the restaurant and entertainment industries.

In June of 2018, Chris was named Chief Executive Officer of First Watch Restaurants, Inc. after serving as President since December of 2015 and Chief Marketing Officer from 2006 to 2015. Prior to joining First Watch, Chris led strategic branding and marketing for renowned national and international brands such as Cracker Barrel and Hard Rock Café International. He was honored on Nation's Restaurant News' Power List in 2017 and recognized as one of the most admired C-Suite executives by FSR Magazine in 2021.

Chris earned a B.A. from the University of Central Florida in Orlando and is an active alumnus who previously served on the University of Central Florida Foundation Board of Directors.


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