Denny Marie Post

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Denny Marie PostDenny Marie Post

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Chief Menu & Marketing Officer

Years with company: 2.5 years

Education degrees and professional/volunteer organizations: Bachelor of arts degree in journalism and social sciences, Trinity University

Mentors and how have they assisted you in your career:

David Novak, CEO Yum Brands – gave me my first opportunity in restaurants and taught me the power of inspiration

Dianne Kissel, Retired ,West Coast Group – developed my strategic creative skills and gave me my first joyous taste of innovation in new products

What are you most proud of in your career achievements? Do you have a defining moment of your career to date

  • Developing great teams and individuals who’ve gone on to success in their careers
  • Leading the Brand Transformation initiative at Red Robin

Most challenging part of your job: Driving the cultural and organizational change needed to grow

Advice for upcoming younger executives: Learn patience and pick your battles

Hobbies: Cooking, watching cooking shows and hanging out with my family