The Restaurant Association of Maryland has announced new officers and directors to its board of directors. Their board term is effective July 1. Officers hold their post for one year, while directors have a three-year term.
The new officers are Sherry Giovannoni, owner of The Fish Market in Clinton; Eric King, owner of the Shanty Grille in Ellicott City; Dan Stevens, owner of Houlihan’s in Columbia and Waugh Chapel; Joe Barbera, owner of AIDA Bistro in Columbia; Kathie Sewell, regional VP of Golden Corral; and Brian Boston, owner of the Milton Inn in Sparks and Highland Inn in Highland.
The new directors are Mary Ellen Hammond, VP of finance at DavCo Restaurants, which operates over 150 Wendy’s; Michael Holstein, owner of Quench in Rockville; Lee Howard, owner of Urban BBQ in Rockville and Silver Spring; Erin McNaboe, VP of marketing for the Rams Head group; Bryan Kight, district manager of Ecolab; and John Corso, president of Coastal Sunbelt Produce.
The Restaurant Association of Maryland is a 2,000-member statewide trade association whose purpose is to promote, protect and improve the food-service industry in Maryland.