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Advisory Board


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.

James Fripp
James Fripp
Chief Diversity Officer Yum! Brands, Inc. Chair
Martha Tomas Flynn
Martha Tomas Flynn
Sr. Director Global Development Services Dunkin' Brands Vice Chair
Vivian Robillard
Vivian Robillard
Vice President, Workplace PepsiCo Global Foodservice
Elliott Stephenson
W. Elliott Stephenson, Ph.D.
Vice President, Human Resources Ben E. Keith Foods
Isaac Rocha
Isaac Rocha
Community Relations & Development Officer Bama Companies
Max Langenkamp
Max Langenkamp
Senior Vice President of Human Resources Cintas Corporation
Hector Gallardo
Hector Gallardo
Vice President, National Sales Coca-Cola North America
Ray Johnson
Ray Johnson
Division Vice Presidenth Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc
April Kelly-Drummond
April Kelly-Drummond
Senior Director, Diversity, Inclusion & Multicultural Engagement Denny’s
Scott Hietpas
Greg Cook
Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Sales and Latin America ECOLAB
Robin Lowe
Robin Lowe
Vice President, Quality Assurance Golden Corral
Sheldon Ross
Sheldon Ross
CEO Hospitality Solutions Corporation
Katrina Thornton
Katrina Thornton - M.A. HRM, Doctoral Candidate
Director, Human Resources, U.S. Specialty Channels Kellogg Company
McDonald’s Corporation
Michelle Robinson
Michelle Robinson
Director, Talent Acquisition Group Sodexo
Mike Essien, Esq.
Mike Essien, Esq.
Essien Law Office, PLLC Essien Law Office, PLLC MFHA Legal Counsel
Mark Simpson
Mark Simpson
VP of Legendary People Texas Roadhouse
Cathy Harrell
Andrea H. Freeman
Senior Director, Head of Inclusion & Diversit Darden Restaurants Inc.