Denny's exec to speak at GGC graduation

LAWRENCEVILLE (AP) -- The chairwoman of the board of directors for Denny's Inc. will speak at Georgia Gwinnett College's graduation ceremony.

Debra Smithart-Oglesby will deliver the commencement address May 11 at 10 a.m. at the Lawrenceville campus. Smithart-Oglesby served as the interim CEO of the restaurant chain from June 2010 to January 2011.

She also served in a number of leadership roles at Brinker International, the parent company of Chili's Grill & Bar and Romano's Macaroni Grill, among other restaurants.

Denny's is the country's largest full service family restaurant chain with more than 1,650 locations.

Georgia Gwinnett opened in 2006 as the state's newest four-year college in more than a century.


kevin 3 years ago

Bravo. So glad to see a private business and not some politician will speak to the kids. No brainwashing here.


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