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.

Sheila Trautner 
​​Chair

Taste Hospitality Group
Gahanna


GARY CALLICOAT
​Vice Chair

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern​
Columbus


MIKE HAUNERT
​Treasurer

Sysco Mid Central Region, retired
Jeff Ruby Culinary Entertainment Board of Advisors

Cincinnati​


ADRIAN ADORNETTO

Secretary

Adornetto's Selected Italian Foods

Zanesville

SAM LINDSLEY

Past Immediate Chair

Kopplin, Keubler, & Wallace

Cleveland


Evan Andrews
Montgomery Inn
Cincinnati

Paul Belle
Firehouse Subs
Columbus

Kerry Boyle
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
Columbus

Brody Danner
Submarine House
Dayton

Julius Dorsey
Dorsey & Company
Cleveland

Doug Fahrenholz
The Wasserstrom Company
Columbus

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
Cleveland

John Lanni
Thunderdome Restaurant Group
Cincinnati

Blaire Luciano
Wendy's Company
Columbus

Gus Mancy
Mancy Restaurant Group
Toledo

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

Gary Rodriguez
El Rancho Grande
Dayton

Wayne Schick
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants
Columbus

Michael Short
Royalwood Caterers
Mansfield

Vince Stasiulewicz
Hylant Group, Inc.
Columbus

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
Cleveland

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 

Mid-America Restaurant Expo & Conference Committee

Long-term Strategy Committee

Human Resources Committee

Technology Committee

Brand Transformation Committee

Multiple Employer 401K Plan (MEP) Committee