Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Names Edna Morris to its Board of Directors
to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
appointment follows the Board's decision to increase its composition from six to seven members.
has over 30 years of business leadership within the restaurant industry, with a diverse background that includes public companies, start-ups, not-for-profit organizations and Board positions.
Currently, Ms. Morris
is one of the Managing Directors for
Axum Capital Partners
, a private equity firm focused on education services and restaurants, where she leads the restaurant strategy practice.
Additionally, she is Chief Executive Officer and a Partner in
Range Restaurant Group
, which owns and operates two CityRange restaurants in
Spartanburg, South Carolina
. Ms. Morris also serves on the Board of Directors of
Tractor Supply Company
(NASDAQ: TSCO) as Chairman of the Compensation Committee and Member of the Governance Committee.
Previously, Ms. Morris served as President of
and President of Quincy's
also led the development and opening of a chef driven, casual dining concept, CityRange, while at Advantica, the owner and operator of Quincy's
. In 2005, Ms. Morris was asked to serve as President of
James Beard Foundation
, a not-for-profit entity, where she
was recognized for leading all aspects of the organization and restoring integrity, transparency, and appropriate governance.
The first 15 years of Ms. Morris'
career were devoted to Human Resources.
, stated, "We are delighted to have Edna
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group
as our newest Board Member.
Edna is a highly respected restaurant executive with proven board expertise and a passion for the restaurant industry.