Ted’s Promotes Marketing and HR Leaders
Ted’s Montana Grill has announced the promotions of Jessica Smith to senior director of marketing and Laura Grunwald to director of HR (human resources).
As senior director of marketing, Smith, who joined the company in 2008 as director of marketing, now oversees and directs all marketing initiatives. Her 12 years of marketing and advertising experience have involved extensive work with the restaurant industry, including clients such as Atlanta Bread Company, Canoe Restaurant and Church’s Chicken during her time as senior account executive at Scharbo & Company/Match, Inc. and account executive at Carat USA.
Grunwald has worked in the HR department at Ted’s Montana Grill for 10 years since the company’s founding in 2002. She previously served as HR manager and HR assistant. In her new position as director of HR, Grunwald is instrumental in the restaurant company’s continued focus and success in employee relations, compensation and benefits, and HR processes and procedures.