BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The ORA and ORA Foundation Board of Directors consists of dedicated industry leaders from all aspects of restaurant, foodservice & hospitality operations throughout Ohio.

PRESS RELEASE: Gary Callicoat Named Chair of ORA Board of Directors
GARY CALLICOAT
​​Chair

Rusty Bucket Restaurant And Tavern​
Columbus


ADRIAN ADORNETTO
​Vice Chair

Adornetto's Selected Italian Foods
Zanesville


MIKE HAUNERT
​Treasurer

Region President Mid Central Region, Retired
Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment Board of Advisors

Cincinnati​


DOUG FAHRENHOLZ

Secretary

The Wasserstrom Company

Columbus

SHEILA TRAUTNER

Past Immediate Chair

Taste Hospitality Group

Gahanna


Evan Andrews
Montgomery Inn
Cincinnati

Paul Belle
Firehouse Subs
Columbus

Kerry Boyle
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
Columbus

Brody Danner
Submarine House
Dayton

Allison DeRoberts
Inspire Brands
Columbus

Julius Dorsey
Dorsey & Company
Cleveland

Jeff Fix
RDP Foodservice
Columbus

Roy Getz
Top Notch Restaurant Group
Columbus
Jeff Hundt
Ecolab
Cleveland

Ron Jordan
Jordan Hospitality Group
Columbus

Prakash Karamchandani
Balance Pan-Asian Grille
Toledo

Michael LaMarca
Master Pizza, LLC
Westlake

John Lanni
Thunderdome Restaurant Group
Cincinnati

Sam Lindsley
Kopplin, Kuebler, & Wallace
Medina

Blaire Luciano
Wendy's Company
Dublin

Gus Mancy
Mancy Restaurant Group
Toledo

Britney Ruby Miller
Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment
Cincinnati
Julie Novak
Hail Mary's
Westlake

Adam Rammel
Brewfontaine
Bellefontaine

Gary Rodriguez
El Rancho Grande
Dayton

Wayne Schick
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
Columbus

Chris Shaffery
White Castle
Columbus 

Vince Stasiulewicz
Hylant Group, Inc.
Dublin

Michael Sylvester
Hide-A-Way Buffalo Grill
Canton

Laurie Torres
Mallorca
Cleveland

Liz Valenti
Meadowlark Enterprises, Inc.
Dayton

Robert Abruzzi (Emeritus)
Bob Abruzzi Consulting
Warren

Rick Cassara (Emeritus)
Pickwick & Frolic Restaurant and Club
Cleveland

Nick Kostis (Emeritus)
Pickwick & Frolic Restaurant and Club
Cleveland

Ann Reichle (Emeritus)
Angelina's Pizza
Olmstead Falls

Dan Young (Emeritus)
Young's Jersey Dairy
Yellow Springs

COMMITTEES

The ORA has 13 committees, each with its own objectives and chair, in order to tackle big issues and find solutions that impact our members and Ohio's restaurant, foodservice & hospitality industry. The committees are comprised of ORA Board of Director members, ORA staff, as well as top industry leaders and professionals throughout the Buckeye state.

-Executive Committee

-Finance Committee

-Code of Regulations Committee

-Nominating Committee

Subcommittee: Diversity & Inclusion

-Local Restaurant Alliance
Committee

-Government Affairs and Political Action Committee

Subcommittee: Endorsement Consideration

-ORA Foundation Committee 

-Mid-America Restaurant Expo & Conference Committee

-Long-term Strategy Committee

-Human Resources Committee

-Technology Committee

-Brand Committee

-Multiple Employer 401K Plan (MEP) Committee