Innovation Forum Speaker

Donna Josephson

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Corner Bakery Café

Donna Josephson is a dynamic results-oriented marketing professional with over 20 years of restaurant marketing experience with such iconic brands as Chick-Fil-A, Applebee’s, Wendy’s and McAlister’s Deli.  She is currently Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer for Corner Bakery Café where she leads all, brand marketing and strategy, product R&D and menu strategy, as well as off premise strategy and supply chain and distribution management.

Donna’s greatest strengths are her creativity, drive and leadership. She enjoys creative problem solving especially in areas that increase company sales and profits. Other passions include developing high performance teams and creating cross functional partnerships to drive results.

 In 2011, Donna was awarded the R. David Thomas Outstanding Management Award for her contributions to operations partnerships and product development. She has served on the Board of Easter Seals North GA, Technomic Operator Advisory Board, and SpenDifference Client Advisory Council.



The longtime marketer was cited for the innovation and boldness he has fostered at Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut

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