Lissa Bowen

Lissa Bowen has over three decades of experience in restaurant operations, talent recruitment, retention, and company culture.

She began her career in operations and training, working across a number of brands from fast-casual tofine dining, such as Applebees®, O’Charley’s® and the Atlanta-based Fifth Group Restaurants

As the Senior Director of Talent Acquisition for FOCUS Brands, Lissa partnered brand with leaders from Schlotzsky’s®, McAlister’s®, Moe’s Southwest Grill®, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels®, Cinnabon® and Carvel® in the design, implementation and management of workforce planning processes.