The new trustees are:
Marilyn Benson, senior vice president, partnership management, Diners Club International;
Rob Gifford, executive director, Michigan Restaurant Association;
Sandy Solmon, founder, president and CEO, Sweet Street Desserts;
Zed (Zewditu) Wondemu, president, Zed's, Inc.;
Kevin Yost, senior vice president, customer & business solutions, Swift & Co.
"We are thrilled to welcome these five distinguished industry leaders to the NRAEF's Board of Trustees," said Ferdinand E. Metz, CMC, chairman of the noard of trustees. "They bring tremendous experience and vision to the Board, and their participation further enhances our industry's position as the cornerstone of career-and-employment opportunities. Their input will undoubtedly help enhance the NRAEF's three key strategic priorities of risk management, recruitment and retention."