​Leaders & Staff

2016 - 2017 Texas Restaurant Association Officers

Tap Bentz
President
Outback Steakhouse, College Station

 

 

 

 

Mark Davis Bailey
President-Elect
The Original Pancake House, Dallas

 

 

 

 

Jimmy Hasslocher
Vice-President
Frontier Enterprises/Jim's Restaurants, San Antonio

 

 

 

 

John Gessner
Secretary-Treasurer
Front Burner Restaurants, Dallas

 

 

 

 

Jerry Walker
Immediate Past- President
J & J Subway Holdings, Dallas

 

 

 

 

Austin Headquarters Staff

Richie Jackson, CEO

Malcomb Gardner, COO

Debbi Toh, CFO

Andrea Bahr, Vice President, Expositions & Events

Kenneth Besserman, General Counsel

Anna Tauzin Rice, Vice President, Marketing & Innovation