RFMA wishes to congratulate our 2011 Award Winners who were recognized at our National Conference February 6-8 in Long Beach, CA.
The Restaurateur of the Year award was given to Jeff Drake, Director of Facilities for Einstein Noah. Jeff was a co-chair of our Membership Development Committee and provided great leadership and support to the volunteers who help grow the organization over the past year.
RFMA Board Chair Danny Koontz with Ruby Tuesday congratulates Jeff Drake
The Vendor of the Year award was presented to John Deal with Duro-Last Roofing. John has been a tireless volunteer on the education committee since our inception and now serves as co-chair of that committee. In addition, John sits on the editorial board for Facilitator magazine and is an invaluable asset to RFMA.
Danny Koontz presents the Vendor of the Year award to John Deal
A new award was created this year to recognize a team player who has gone above and beyond for the association. Executive Director Tracy Tomson presented the MVP Award to Jack McNertney with DARDEN. Jack is a former Chairman of the RFMA Board of Directors and has continued to stay egaged and provide support to satff long after his term expired. Jack serves on the editorial board for Facilitator magazine and is an active member of the Advisory Board.
Tracy Tomson is pleased to surprise Jack McNertney with the MVP Award