Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., a full-service restaurant chain serving an innovative selection of high-quality gourmet burgers in a family-friendly atmosphere, today announced the appointment of Nicole Miller Regan as an independent Board Director, effective immediately. Her addition to the Board will increase its size from eight to nine members.
Since December 2022, Ms. Miller Regan has served as the Chief Financial Officer of 7 Brew, a network of drive-thru beverage-only stands recognized for its hospitality model. Previously, she served as the managing director and head of the consumer equity research practice at Piper Sandler, a leading investment bank, from 2006 through 2022.
Dave Pace, Red Robin’s Board Chair, says, “I am pleased to welcome Nicole to the Board of Directors as we continue to build a highly talented and diverse team made up of complimentary skillsets. She brings tremendous expertise in capital markets and a unique perspective that will help ensure Red Robin remains aligned with the investment community.”
“Having known and greatly respected Nicole for two decades, I too am excited to welcome her to our Board. Her input will be invaluable in helping us grow the business as well as effectively positioning Red Robin in the eyes of investors,” says G.J. Hart, Red Robin’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
Ms. Miller Regan says, “I have long admired Red Robin and previously covered the company as an equity research analyst earlier in my career. I am honored to serve on the Board and look forward to contributing to this iconic brand’s comeback alongside my fellow Board members and the executive team. Red Robin has tremendous opportunity through the implementation of its North Star plan, and I am fortunate to join the Board during this exciting time.”
Ms. Miller Regan holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Tulane University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from College of St. Benedict. Currently, Ms. Miller Regan sits on the Board of Trustees of the Culinary Institute of America and serves as a director for Tacombi, a privately held fast casual Mexican restaurant chain.