For more than 30 years, Ms. Soronen has worked on behalf of abused, neglected and vulnerable children, providing leadership for local, state and national efforts working to improve the juvenile justice and child welfare systems, while striving to assure safe and permanent homes for North America’s children.
Leading the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national nonprofit public charity, since 2001, and the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption-Canada since 2004, Soronen works to find adoptive families for each of the more than 130,000 waiting children in the United States and Canada’s foster care systems
The Idea Factory brings together members of Ohio’s foodservice industry (restaurant owners, operators, managers and suppliers) for events centered around thought leadership. This meeting is exclusively for ORA members.
"The ORA Idea Factory is designed to bring innovation, thought leadership and chances for growth targeted at Ohio's foodservice industry professionals," said ORA President & CEO John Barker.
Hudson Riehle from the National Restaurant Association (NRA) will provide attendees with a restaurant industry outlook.
As senior vice president of the NRA's Research and Knowledge Group, Riehle directs consumer, economic, market, human resources, tourism and operations research. He also oversees the NRA’s Knowledge Center, which provides information services to restaurant operators and researchers.
Riehle serves as an information source and spokesperson for the restaurant and hospitality industry.
Who: Ohio Restaurant Association members only
What: ORA's Idea Factory
When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST
Where: Dublin, Ohio
To attend the Idea Factory, REGISTER HERE. To join the ORA, click here.