2022 State of the Union Recap

Every year, Summerwood comes together to celebrate the incredible work done by our teams across the company. And while we love to recognize hard work in person, this year, we were able to honor 2021’s special achievements through the Summerwood State of the Union zoom event. Restaurants leaders from every market gathered at set locations and “tuned in” to a special presentation. Congratulations to our winners below!

Restaurant General Managers of the Year:

Michael Dobrzkowski, restaurant 32675

Karen Cornett, restaurant 32674

Area Coach of the Year:

Kofi Ohene-Okae,  Area 18

Admin of the Year:

Joe DePascale
Development Manager

Mickey Noonan Award:

Lori Grossman
Director of Marketing

Jerri Toner Award:

Lisa Harman
Restaurant General Manager

John Monte Award:

Eric Tcheki
Area Coach

President’s Award

  • Azelina Khan
  • Marc Butler
  • Christine Lovett

Most Improved

  • Cynthia McKiney
    Pennsville, NJ
    (Moved up 70 spots)

Operations award to Admin

  • Denise Branca
    VP of Construction & Maintenance
  • Rebecca Keller
    Maintenance Manager

Successful Opening

KFC opened Feb. 26 in Sicklerville, NJ. The award was presented by Morita Olsen from KFC Corporate.

  • Gabby Arizaga
  • Shanon Harper

Regional of the year Awards

  • Jennifer Hildebrand’s Region:
    Carissa Smith
    West Berlin, NJ
  • Andre Dyson’s Region:
    Amithumar Dhruva
    Fredrick, MD
  • Carl Coulter’s Region:
    Aaron Burrows
    Salisbury, MD
  • John Kozar’s Region:
    Jill Herbert
    Area Coach – Western PA
  • Bryon Tierney’s Region:
    Gaurav Gupta
    Falls Church, VA

Marketing Megaphone

Fred Hahn
Restaurant General Manager

COO’s Vision of the year

  • Eddy Lebron
  • Krystyn Habecker
  • Travis Robinson