The National Council of Chain Restaurants, a division of the National Retail Federation, is the leading organization exclusively representing chain restaurant companies. For more than 40 years, NCCR has worked to advance sound public policy that serves restaurant businesses and the millions of people they employ. NCCR members include the country’s most respected quick-service and table-service chain restaurants. NCCR is a division of the National Retail Federation.
NRF is the world’s largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. Retail is the nation’s largest private sector employer, supporting one in four U.S. jobs – 42 million working Americans. Contributing $2.5 trillion to annual GDP, retail is a daily barometer for the nation’s economy. NRF’s This is Retail campaign highlights the industry’s opportunities for life-long careers, how retailers strengthen communities, and the critical role that retail plays in driving innovation.
Chip Kunde, Darden Restaurants, Inc.
Mary Schell, The Wendy's Company
Cicely Simpson, Dunkin' Brands
Lynn Liddle, Domino's Pizza
Immediate Past Chairman
Mike Starnes, Denny's Inc.
Board of Directors
Donald Balfour, Waffle House, Inc.
Dan Colegrove, DineEquity Inc.
Steve Hilton, McDonald's Corporation
Craig Prusher, Church's Chicken
Jamie Richardson, White Castle System
Patrick Sheehy, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Mark Simpson, Texas Roadhouse
Joe Taylor, Brinker International, Inc.
Steve Brigandi, Jack in the Box Inc.
Ex-Officio Board Members
Ann Marie McNamara, Jack in the Box Inc.