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Rebecca Layton Gunter is a Business Development Service Provider with a successful, documented, 15-year career in business development, communications management and marketing. Ms. Gunter is an innovator recognized for producing top-quality results, contributing to growth while simultaneously increasing customer satisfaction. She has a proven ability to lead in high-pressure operations.
Ms. Gunter holds a BA in Anthropology from George Washington University and is a hospitality industry veteran. She has taken management roles in several front-of-the-house positions and has spent much of her career supporting food businesses with professional services through her boutique marketing firm LAYTONcreative. She empowers small businesses to compete on a level playing field with larger organizations by creating identity, streamlining systems, capitalizing on communications and maximizing technologies.
Ms. Gunter is a professional bartender and server with twenty years of experience in the restaurant industry. She has a proven ability to build a loyal following based on her engaging professionalism, magnetism, and deep knowledge of food, wine and service. She is currently an instructor for the Restaurant Opportunities Center, where she shapes fine dining hopefuls into seasoned professionals. She also participates on the Jobs Committee, the Fundraising Committee, and is on track for a position on the Leadership Board.
.In addition, from 2004-2010, she was the owner/operator of a boutique catering & special events firm, CakeLady Catering, in which she honed her business sense and management skills. In 2012, Ms. Gunter applied those skills to her role on the Steering Committee and as a sustaining sponsor of ThinkLocalFirst DC’s week of local food-focused events and initiatives called EatLocalFirst DC where she recruited large sponsorships, hosted events, and provided services. She was also a presenter at a conference for food-focused entrepreneurs, presented by Upstart Foods.
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ARG recently sold 14 company-operated restaurants in Tampa, FL to Mosaic Investments, Inc. (Mosaic), a fully integrated investment firm based in Atlanta. In addition to remodeling existing locations slated to commence at the end of 2014, Mosaic has committed to build 13 new Arby's restaurants in the Tampa area over the next nine years.
Prior to joining Smoothie King, Bruno served as vice president of retail sales, operations and franchise development for Fannie May Fine Chocolates, a division of 1800Flowers.com, where he oversaw a $69.5 million retail division that included 100 corporate stores and 45 franchised stores.
If you are looking for capital to start or grow your restaurant, create the next 501c3, develop and launch the next app for the restaurant industry,or want to help your peers in some meaningful way, we want to know about it.
Our energy future depends on nuclear fusion, says Michel Laberge. The plasma physicist runs a small company with a big idea for a new type of nuclear reactor that could produce clean, cheap energy. His secret recipe? High speeds, scorching temperatures and crushing pressure. In this hopeful talk, he explains how nuclear fusion might be just around the corner.
At her first museum job, art historian Sarah Lewis noticed something important about an artist she was studying: Not every artwork was a total masterpiece. She asks us to consider the role of the almost-failure, the near win, in our own lives. In our pursuit of success and mastery, is it actually our near wins that push us forward?
Pick up a book, magazine or screen, and more than likely you'll come across some typography designed by Matthew Carter. In this charming talk, the man behind typefaces such as Verdana, Georgia and Bell Centennial (designed just for phone books -- remember them?), takes us on a spin through a career focused on the very last pixel of each letter of a font.
Astronomers believe that every star in the galaxy has a planet, one fifth of which might harbor life. Only we haven't seen any of them -- yet. Jeremy Kasdin and his team are looking to change that with the design and engineering of an extraordinary piece of equipment: a flower petal-shaped "starshade" positioned 50,000 km from a telescope to enable imaging of planets about distant stars. It is, he says, the "coolest possible science."