​Leaders & Staff

2018 - 2019 Texas Restaurant Association Officers
 

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

 

 

 

 

John Gessner
President-Elect
Front Burner Restaurants, Dallas

 

 

 

 

Gary Johnson
Vice President
Frontier Enterprises/Jim's Restaurants, San Antonio

 

 

 

 

Leo Duran
Secretary-Treasurer
L&J Cafe, El Paso

 

 

 

 

Mark Davis Bailey
Immediate Past President
The Original Pancake House, Dallas

 

 

 

 

 

Austin Headquarters Staff

Richie Jackson, CEO

Malcomb Gardner, COO

Debbi Toh, CFO

Kenneth Besserman, General Counsel

Anna Tauzin Rice, Vice President, Marketing & Innovation

Todd Voorhees, Vice President, Exposition & Events

Phil Willis, Director, Training and Products

Tim Sekiya, Director of Insurance

Kate Renk, Director of Membership

David Waddell, Director of Chapter Development

Metro Leaders

 
Melissa Stewart, Executive Director, Greater Houston Restaurant Association
 
Amanda Garcia, Executive Director, San Antonio Restaurant Association
 
Jerry Walker, Executive Director, Greater Dallas Restaurant Association