The National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR) is the leading trade association exclusively representing chain restaurant companies. For more than 40 years, the NCCR has worked to advance sound public policy that best serves the interests of restaurant businesses and the millions of people they employ. NCCR members include the country's most-respected quick-service and table-service chains. NCCR is a division of the National Retail Federation.
As the world’s largest retail trade association and the voice of retail worldwide, NRF represents retailers of all types and sizes, including chain restaurants and industry partners, from the United States and more than 45 countries abroad. Retailers operate more than 3.6 million U.S. establishments that support 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 at home and abroad, and the critical role that retail plays in driving innovation. www.nrf.com
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.
Matthew Halme, Bloomin' Brands 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.
Mark Miklos, Waffle House, Inc.