Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (NASDAQ: RRGB) last week announced the appointment of Beverly Carmichael as executive vice president, chief people, culture and resource officer.
Ms. Carmichael is a recognized human resources executive and licensed labor and employment attorney. In her new role, Ms. Carmichael will be responsible for leading Red Robin’s human resource and legal teams. She will report to Denny Marie Post, Red Robin’s president and chief executive officer.
“Beverly has demonstrated success translating business and operational objectives into aligned HR strategies,” said Ms. Post. “In addition to her leadership skills, Beverly is a passionate ‘culture ambassador’ and thought partner who embodies our Company’s core values. Her talents will serve us well as we continue to grow our brand and ensure that Guests and team members alike are better for being here.”
Ms. Carmichael has more than 25 years of leadership experience in multiple industries. Prior to joining the Red Robin team, she most recently served as senior vice president and chief people officer for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. She has also previously served in a variety of human resources and legal roles at some of the nation’s most high-profile brands, including Southwest Airlines and Ticketmaster.
She earned a Juris Doctorate and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla., and currently serves as a Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) board member.