Biography

Kate S. Lavelle

Kate S. Lavelle, Director

Kate Lavelle has been a member of our board of directors since March 2019. Lavelle joins the board with over 20 years of experience in finance and accounting, including 12 years in the restaurant and food service industry, and served on the board of directors of Sonic Corp. from January 2012 until December 2018. Previously, Ms. Lavelle served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN) from December 2004 until July 2010. Prior to that, she was Global Senior Vice President for Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of LSG Sky Chefs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Airlines, from January 2003 until August 2004, and also served in various other management positions for LSG Sky Chefs from March 1998 until January 2003. She began her career at Arthur Andersen LLP where for more than 10 years she served as Senior Audit Manager in charge of administration of audits and other professional engagements. Ms. Lavelle has also served as a director of Swift & Company, an American food processing company, and Jones Lang LaSalle, a global financial and professional services firm.