Brian Forman

Brian brings over 20 years of restaurant operating experience to EHS. As a 15 year employee and 10 year Proprietor with Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Brian excelled in all phases of BOH and FOH operations, and set company standards in regards to financial performance, people development, customer satisfaction, and community involvement. Brian was named Pompano Beach’s…

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Bill Shannon

Bill has over 35 years of hospitality experience in corporate chain, entrepreneurial, and franchise business models all over the United States. He began his management career with Steak & Ale quickly achieving a GM role and then joined upstart Bennigan’s rising from GM to Area Associate in Dallas, Houston, Chicago and opening the Michigan market.…

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Bill Robertson

Bill has over 30 years of Restaurant Operations experience with more than 15 of those in Multi-Unit and Executive roles.  Additionally, he was an operating partner for a company that owned Franchises of an On the Border and Damon’s in Austin, TX.  Bill has worked for several iconic brands in the Restaurant industry such as…

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Carl Griffenkranz

Carl has a diverse background spanning various high-level Recruiting, Training, Marketing and Operations positions. He began his recruiting career in New York City, placing accounting and finance professionals in various Fortune 500 organizations.  After NY, he moved to Los Angeles to join Hunter Recruitment Advisors, a start-up and pioneer of the outsourced recruitment model.  Carl…

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Donna Davis

Donna has close to 20 years experience in restaurant operations, restaurant management recruiting and regional training.  Her passion for the restaurant business began with Darden Restaurants and The Olive Garden.  For 16 years she excelled in every Front of House, Back of House and Management position the Olive Garden had.  As a manager she was…

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Malcolm Bell

Malcolm believes his career and passion for the industry started as a youngster as his parents ran a grill/concession at the beach. After graduation Malcolm jumped in completely landing a position at a World Expo and there was no looking back. From here he began his run in the Pizza businesses and after a couple…

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Jeff Barkwill

Jeff has over three decades of successful restaurant management experience, two dozen years of which were in multi-unit and regional roles. In addition, he has been an owner/operator of his own restaurant, Los Amigos, which he owned for six years. Jeff has worked for three high profile restaurant companies in his career: Canteen Corporation, which…

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Michael Starrantino

Michael graduated from Paul smith’s College and the Rochester Institute of Technology for Hospitality Management.  During school, Michael worked in a growing restaurant company in upstate NY.  He became a trainer and traveled to several cities to open new restaurants.  Upon completion of his degree, he begins his management career with Red Lobster, which at…

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John Stiltz

John started his career as a busboy at Chuck’s Steak House in Marina Del Rey, CA. Over the next 3 years John worked his way through each position including butcher, cook, server, manager and at the end of those 3 years became General Manager. Over the next 9 years John helped open 4 new restaurants…

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Daniel Melnyk

Daniel Melnyk has worked with some of the greatest teams around the world in the hospitality industry. From New York to Miami, the Virgin Islands to Guam and Bermuda to Hawaii, Daniel currently hangs his straw hat in beautiful Sarasota Florida where he joins other industry giants at EHS Hospitality Group, the leader in Executive…

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