Renae Scott

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Vice President of Branding and MarketingRenae Scott

Togo’s Sandwiches
Vice President of Branding and Marketing

Years with company:  Four years

Education degrees and professional/volunteer organizations:
Four year degree in Communications and Journalism.  Served on the board of SF Giants community fund for two years.  Worked in partnership with Carl’s Jr. Star board to create fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness that raised $1 million.

Mentors and how have they assisted you in your career:
I have carved my own path but have been assisted along the way by partners in business.  One woman I learned the most from and hold the hightest regard for is Linda Shreve.  She and I worked closely together at the manager level, she in operations and I in field marketing.  By forming a strong partnership we were able to rise through the ranks at Carl’s Jr. together.

What are you most proud of in your career achievements? Do you have a defining moment of your career to date?
One of my proudest moments is walking into the first Togo’s Sandwich restaurant new prototype in 20 years.  I spent my first three years at Togo’s in an intensive rebranding effort that included new brand imagine, logo, restaurant design, uniforms, menu board, menu.  Really a top to bottom revamp.  It was a wonderful thing to walk into a new restaurant and see my brand come to life.

Most challenging part of your job:
Most challenging part of your job is time.  Or lack of time to do all I want to do.  There is never enough time in the day.

Advice for upcoming younger executives:
Partner with people at your own level within your company.  Learn all you can from them.  Grow together whether it is marketing and ops, finance and ops, marketing and development.  You will be a much stronger executive with well rounded knowledge.

I learned to surf at 40 and love it!