Oklahoma Restaurant Association recently announced its 2022 Board of Directors and Shay Hayes with Viridian Coffee, Duncan made the list.
Board members were announced for the 2022 Board of Directors and the Oklahoma Restaurant Association (ORA) their annual meeting on Tuesday, February 8 at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club. ORA has elected the following board members who represent the state membership.
Officers for 2022 include: President, Thomas Hunter, RICARDOS, Tulsa; Vice President/Treasurer, Oliver Boudin, Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club, Nichols Hills; Second Vice President, Siegmund Brown, SERVEGROUP, LLC, Tulsa and
Assistant Treasurer, Craig Bothwell, Bothwell Restaurant Partners, Tulsa.
ORA’s Board of Directors includes:
Scott Bainbridge, Boom-A-Rang Diner, Seminole; Mike Bausch, Pizzeria Andolini, Tulsa; Jon Biegel, Everidge, Edmond; Brian Bogert, Jones Assembly, Oklahoma City; Michael Bujold, Shangri-La Resort, Monkey Island;
Jeff Castleberry, The Chowhouse, Tulsa; Momodou Ceesay, Mamadou Restaurant, Glenpool; James Como, urban management, Yukon; Stephen DeGraffenreid, Boom-A-Rang Diner, Shawnee; Marty Doepke, Traditions Spirits, Normand; Jason Ewald, A Good Egg Dining Group, Oklahoma City; Kyle Fleischfresser, The Hutch, Oklahoma City;
Robert Founds, Lloyd’s Cuts, Tulsa; John Gaberino III, Topeca Cafe, Tulsa; Tyler Gillespie, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, Norman; Ryan Gray, Billy Sims BBQ, LLC, Tulsa; Kirk Greenwood, Auto-Chlor Services, LLC, Oklahoma City;
Steve Griffin, Pearl Restaurant Group, Oklahoma City; Shay Hayes, Viridian Coffee, Duncan; Jeffrey Holloway, Boulevard Steakhouse, Oklahoma City; Russ Johnson, Ludivine, Oklahoma City; Jared Jordan, Summit Club, Tulsa; Jason Lee, Dale Rogers Training Center, Tinker Air Force Base; Amy Moss, McGill, Sand Springs; Seth Nimmo, Rib Crib Corporation, Tulsa; Rohit Patel, Hero-Hospitality, Oklahoma City; Keith Paul, A Good Egg Dining Group, Oklahoma City; Erik Reynolds, SMOKE. Charcoal Grill, Tulsa; Eric Selby, Mazzio’s, LLC, Tulsa; Ned Shadid Jr., Ned’s Starlite Lounge, Oklahoma City; Lauren Sizemore, National Republic Distribution Company, Oklahoma City; Alex Stodghill, GoFresh Produce, Tulsa; Blane Thompson, Flint/Vast/Colcord Hotel, Oklahoma City; Brian Treat, Chick-Fil-A, Claremore; Katie Walters, Pete’s Place, Krebs; Michael Wehba, The Social Order, Edmond; Jamie Winteroth, Aurora Backyard & Bar, Oklahoma City and Chris Wolford, City Bites/The Cow, Edmond.
A number of associate board members were also elected.
2022 advisory directors include Bill Leib, Francis Tuttle Technology Center, Oklahoma City; Joe Martin, Stillwater; Hospitality/Hampton Inn & Suites, Stillwater; Dr Brij Thapa, OSU School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, Stillwater and Tony Collins, Hirst Beverage Education Center, Stillwater.