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Denny Marie Post, Executive Vice President and Chief Concept Officer at Red Robin.

Denny Marie Post

Chief Executive Officer

Denny Marie Post leads the overall company direction and oversees all of Red Robin's activities, including communications with investors and the board of directors. Denny has more than 30 years of leadership experience in consumer-driven marketing, product innovation and building teams to develop and execute on strategies that increase brand awareness and drive sales.

Before joining Red Robin, as Chief Marketing Officer in August 2011, Denny provided marketing and business development consulting services to clients that included Sara Lee, Lamb/Weston/ConAgra and Kerry Ingredients. Prior to her consulting role, she served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer at T-Mobile USA. Denny also served as senior vice president, Global Beverage, Food and Quality, for Starbucks Corporation, and senior vice president and chief concept officer for Burger King Corp. At YUM! Brands, Inc., she served in senior management positions for KFC USA and KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in Canada, after more than a decade of experience serving clients through various marketing consulting and creative services firms.

Denny currently serves on the Women's Foodservice Forum board of directors.

Denny holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and social sciences from Trinity University. She is originally from West Texas. Denny and her husband, Patrick (who she's known since high school), have a son, Daniel. She loves cooking, NBA basketball and travel.

Her favorite Red Robin burger is any of the awesome new burgers the Red Robin culinary team has dreamed up lately!