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Advisory Board 2022


MFHA’s Advisory Board is made up of respected and accomplished Diversity Champions. The companies represented by these individuals have shown their outstanding commitment to multicultural initiatives and they have been active members and supporters of MFHA and its mission.

Max Langenkamp
Max Langenkamp

Senior Vice President of Human Resources Cintas CorporationChair

James Fripp
James Fripp

Chief Diversity Officer Yum! Brands, Inc. Past Chair

Andrea Flatt
Andrea Flatt

National Client Group Director, American Express

Isaac Rocha
Isaac Rocha

Community Relations & Development Officer Bama Companies

Elliott Stephenson
W. Elliott Stephenson, Ph.D.

Vice President, Human Resources Ben E. Keith Foods

Heather Trotter
Heather Trotter

Senior Vice President Customer Leadership, Foodservice, South Coca – Cola Coca-Cola North America

Kelly Myers
Kelly Myers

Senior Director of Responsible Business & National Programs Elior North America

Giancarlo Calle
Giancarlo Calle

Director, Inclusion & Diversity Darden Restaurants Inc.

April Kelly-Drummond
April Kelly-Drummond

Vice President, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Denny’s

Scott Hietpas
Greg Cook

Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Sales and Latin America ECOLAB

Damian Hanft
Damian Hanft

Vice President, Brand & Culture Ambassador Inspire Brands

Shelley Wolford
Shelley Wolford

Chief People Officer Golden Corral Corporation

Sheldon Ross
Sheldon Ross

CEO Hospitality Solutions Corporation

Roger Corbin
Roger Corbin

Senior Manager, Sales Excellence Kellogg’s Away From Home

Karmetria Dunham Burton
Karmetria Dunham Burton, PhD

Senior Director – Global Supply Chain -Business Diversity McDonald’s Corporation

Vivian Robillard
Vivian Robillard

Vice President, Workplace PepsiCo Global Foodservice

Mark Simpson
Richard Obayagbona

Market Partner Texas Roadhouse

Mike Essien, Esq.
Mike Essien, Esq.

Essien Law Office, PLLC Essien Law Office, PLLC MFHA Legal Counsel

Mike Essien, Esq.
Lourdes Diaz

VP Head of Diversity & Inclusion US Foods.

Tony Tenicela
Tony Tenicela

Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer, Sodexo, North America.