Board of Directors


    Stephanie Forand
    CiCi Enterprises, LP

    Stephanie is an HR professional with over 13 years of comprehensive human resources experience. She is currently Vice President for Human Resources for CiCi Enterprises, LP. She has also been the HR Director for Boston Pizza Restaurants, Taco John's International, and Mrs. Fields Famous Brands. Stephanie currently serves as President on the CRTRA Board. Stephanie is passionate about building relationships as an HR partner and developing a people-focused over policy-focused image for Human Resources. In her spare time, Stephanie is a Ballroom and West Coast Swing dancer.

    Vice President

    Wendy Hull
    MAD Greens - Eat Better

    Wendy is the currently the Director of Human Resources, AKA “Head Salad Spinner”, for Salad Collective, DBA MAD Greens & Snappy Salads.  Wendy joined MAD Greens in February of 2015. During her time with the Company Wendy has upgraded HRIS systems and practices, developed field HR training programs and launched an employee financial wellness program. Prior to MAD Greens, Wendy worked with Floyd’s 99 Barbershop for five years building the HR department from ground level as well as extensive HR experience with Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Wendy’s International. Wendy has been a member of CRTRA since 2017.

    Past President

    Jason Smith
    First Citizens Bank

    Jason Smith is the VP, Sr. Compensation Consultant with First Citizens Bank and is based in Spartanburg, SC.  He's been in Compensation since 2006 and in Human Resources since 2003.  He received his bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of South Carolina (the real USC) and is also a Certified Compensation Professional with World at Work. Go Gamecocks!



    Asya Davis is the Manager of Restaurant Compensation for Chipotle Mexican Grill managing pay for over 75,000 people. With prior experience in compensation consulting, she transitioned to the retail industry in 2016 and hasn’t looked back. Keeping the restaurant employees at the forefront, her analytical skills and passion for people provide the perfect foundation to deliver great pay programs. She has a Bachelors in Mathematics/Statistics from Virginia State University and has been a member of CRTRA since 2016. She is also an active member of WorldAtWork.

    Survey Director

    Jason Barnard

    Jason Barnard is a human resource professional with over 16 years of experience specializing in compensation. He is currently the Manager of Compensation for FOCUS Brands in Atlanta, Georgia. He has had the opportunity to build his compensation career across multiple industries including; media, internet, automotive, financial services, education, and restaurants. He is a graduate of Georgia State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management (Concentration in Human Resources) and holds a Specialized Master’s Degree in Human Resources from Georgia State University. He was the winner of the William T. Rutherford Scholarship Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations Graduate Program of Study. Jason has been an active member of WorldatWork and the Atlanta Area Compensation Association since 2001 and has been a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) since 2006.  

    Education Liaison/Conference Director

    Marcia Jarvis
    P. F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc

    Marcia Jarvis is currently the Director of Benefits and HR Services for P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc. in Scottsdale, AZ. She has over 15 years of experience in health and welfare plan administration. Marcia has been a member of CRTRA since 2015. This is her first time serving on the CRTRA board as the Education Liaison/Conference Director.

    Communications Director

    Staci Drilling
    Hopdoddy Burger Bar

    Having over 10 years in the Restaurant industry, Staci Drilling joined Hopdoddy Burger Bar in July 2017 as the Director of People and Performance. She is an experienced Human Resource leader with an emphasis in strategic development and alignment, team development, compensation and benefits. Staci holds a deep appreciation for the powerful way that culture has the ability to transform us.  Coupling her sound business acumen and passion for team development, Staci is driven to build a culture, company and world where people are able to do more than they thought possible.

    Membership Director

    Tish (Chism) Kinsey

    Tish Chism is the Senior Manager, Total Rewards at Fazoli's. She has over 12 years of experience in Benefits and Human Resources in restaurant and automotive manufacturing. She has been a member of CRTRA since she began her career with Fazoli's in 2010. Tish has three professional designations: PHR, SHRM-CP and GBA (working toward the CEBS).