Ms. Golder is former senior vice president and chief financial officer of the restaurant and gift store chain Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBRL), a position she held from 2016 until her retirement in 2020. She previously served in finance leadership roles at Ruby Tuesday, Inc. from 2013 to 2016, including as executive vice president and chief financial officer from 2014 to 2016. Ms. Golder served in progressively more responsible finance positions during her 23 years at Darden Restaurants, Inc., including senior vice president finance for Olive Garden, senior vice president finance of Smokey Bones, senior vice president finance of Specialty Restaurant Group and senior vice president finance of Red Lobster. Ms. Golder has served on the board of Sysco, Inc. (NYSE: SYY), a global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food and non-food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers around the world since 2022, and serves as a member of the Audit, Sustainability, and Technology Committees, and served on the board of IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA), an influencer marketing technology company, in 2021, and from 2015 to 2019.
Ms. Golder’s qualifications to serve on our Board include her extensive financial experience in a variety of leadership roles at various major, multinational companies, where she managed the financial teams and oversaw business continuity planning and cybersecurity efforts. Ms. Golder also brings public company experience to our Board.