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Episode 75
March 27, 2023

Celebrating Women’s History Month with Denny’s CEO Kelli Valade

  • Karly McBride
Guest Speakers:
This week, Karly speaks with Kelli Valade, CEO of Denny’s Corporation, about fostering an inclusive and service-minded company culture. In this conversation, learn about Denny’s industry-leading DE&I programming and how Kelli is bringing lessons from the difficult years of the pandemic into 2023.

(01:21) – Introducing Kelli Valade
(06:00) – Working with the Association and Educational Foundation
(08:29) – Mentorship
(10:51) – Programs at Denny’s Corporation
(14:19) – Wellness and mental health
(15:52) – Prioritizing DE&I
(16:45) – Learning moments along the way
(18:52) – Denny’s and Keke’s Breakfast Cafe in 2023

For more information, visit Denny’s webpage.

Visit the National Restaurant Association’s Women’s History Month 2023 to learn more.

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