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Ms. Edna Morris K.

Managing Director

Axum Capital Partners

Direct Phone: (704) ***-****       

Email: e***@***.com

Axum Capital Partners

6100 Fairview Road Suite 1156

Charlotte, North Carolina 28210

United States

Company Description

Axum Capital Partners is a private equity firm formed for the specific purpose of making strategic equity investments in privately-held businesses that play a fundamental role in fulfilling critical consumer or business needs. As a result, our portfolio c ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer and Partner
Axum Capital Partners

President
Red Lobster

Chief Executive Officer and Partner
Women's Foodservice Forum

Managing Director
Women's Foodservice Forum

Founder and President
Women's Foodservice Forum

Executive Director
James Beard Foundation

President
James Beard Foundation

Chief Executive Officer and Partner
Range Restaurant Group

Owner and Chief Executive Officer
Range Restaurant Group

Chief Executive Officer
Wild Wing Cafe

Owner
Quincy's Family Steakhouse

President
Quincy's Family Steakhouse

President
Blue Coral Seafood & Spirits

Affiliations

Board Member
Tractor Supply Company

Board Member
Culinary Institute of America

Board Member
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group , Inc.

Board of Directors; Compensation Committee
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group , Inc.

Board Member
Cosi , Inc.

Education

BS degree
psychology
University of South Carolina

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Edna K. Morris

Director since 2004 Chief Executive Officer/Partner of Range Restaurant Group since 2008. Managing Director, Axum Capital Partners since October 2009. Previously, Ms. Morris served as President of various brands, including Blue Coral, James Beard Foundation, Red Lobster and Quincy's from 1996 through 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Morris was Executive Vice President/Human Resources for Hardee's Food Systems and Advantica Restaurant Group from 1987 to 1996. Ms. Morris has also previously served as President of the Women's Foodservice Forum, Cosi and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Culinary Institute of America. Other directorship: Einstein Noah Restaurant Group since 2012. Ms. Morris' executive leadership positions in retail/restaurants and experience with executive compensation issues provides the Board with a wealth of knowledge.


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Edna Morris serves as a Managing Director at Axum and as an Industry Expert for Axum's Limited Service Restaurant investments (LSR). er responsibilities at the Firm include identifying and evaluating potential transactions. s importantly, Ms. Morris also spends considerable time and effort to help manage Axum's LSR investments and assist in bringing be st
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Ms. Morris brings over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry, with a diverse background that includes public companies, turnarounds, start-ups, not-for-profit organizations, and positions on various boards.Previously, Ms. Morris served as President of several restaurant companies including Blue Coral Seafood & Spirits (a high-end seafood start up venture jointly owned by OSI and Paul Fleming), Red Lobster (Darden Restaurants) and Quincy's Family Steakhouse (Advantica). s. Morris also accepted a turnaround assignment as President of the James Beard Foundation, a notforprofit organization whose mission is to "celebrate, preserve and nurture America's culinary heritage and diversity."
Edna's public board experience includes her current assignment on the board of NASDAQtraded Tractor Supply Company, where she is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Governance Committee. She also serves on the board of Einstein Noah Restaurant Group.Previously, she served on the board of Cosi, Inc., chairing the Compensation Committee and serving on the Governance Committee. dna was a member of the Board of Trustees at the Culinary Institute of America and on the Advisory Board of Elliott Leadership Institute. he recently led the effort to publish Women at the Table, a book celebrating 20 years of the Women's Foodservice Forum.
Edna's leadership and contributions to the industry have been recognized. he was the first recipient of the Hospitality Motivator of the Year Award from Elliot Associates, named an NRN Power Player, and received a MUFSO Golden Chain Award. he Women's Foodservice Forum honored Edna with their Trail Blazer Award. n 2009, she was awarded the Elliot Mentor Award.

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