FRLA Communications Director
(Tallahassee, FL) – The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s (FRLA) Tallahassee Chapter today announced the installation of new officers. The installation took place on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at Versi at 101. The 2015 officers are:
Sam McKay, Staybridge Suites
VP of Restaurants
Mike Schmidt, The Egg Café & Eatery
VP of Lodging
Michelle Wilson, Hampton Inn & Suites
Emily Johnson-Truitt, Springhill Suites
Russell Daws, Tallahassee Museum
“It is an honor to represent a growing chapter of the FRLA and I am dedicated to building on its strength to ensure we vigorously represent the statewide goals and objectives of Florida’s premiere hospitality association here in the Capital City,” said Sam McKay, who serves as General Manager/VP of Operations of the Staybridge Suites in Tallahassee.
In addition to the officers, the Tallahassee Chapter also swore in the following Board of Directors:
Adam Corey, 101 Restaurant
Jon Sweede, 101 Restaurant
Clint Brewer, Republic National Distributing
Bo Schmitz, Four Points by Sheraton Tallahassee Downtown
Ernie Moses, Candlewood Suites
Jonathan Brashier, Aloft Tallahassee Downtown
Wade Shapiro, Legacy Insurance Solutions
Amanda Morrison, Madison Social
Steve Adams, ClubCorp of America
For more information on the FRLA’s Tallahassee Chapter, please contact Tallahassee Chapter Director, Ray Green at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit http://frla.org/chapters/tallahassee.
About the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association
FRLA is Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality industry trade association. Our mission is to ‘Protect, Educate and Promote’ Florida’s $76.1 billion hospitality industry which represents 23% of Florida’s economy, $4.6 billion in sales tax revenue, and nearly 1.1 million employees – making it the state’s number one industry. We offer regulatory compliance and food safety training needs (RCS and SafeStaff®); industry developed career-building high school programs (FRLAEF); sponsor the only event in Florida exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry (FR&L Show, October 6-8, 2015 in Orlando); and we safeguard the needs of the hospitality industry by providing legislative advocacy. We represent and serve more than 10,000 independent and household name members, suppliers, and theme parks. For more information, go to www.FRLA.org and find us on Twitter @FRLAnews, Facebook and YouTube.