2022 DRG Leadership Summit Recap


The 2022 Leadership Summit is in the books! On March 8-10, our restaurant leaders from each market around the country gathered in Las Vegas for three days’ worth of events, recognition, and fun. At the summit, DRG executives presented some exciting initiatives and where we’re heading in 2022. Area coaches and general managers shared best practices and learned from one another. Congratulations to our 2021 Top Performing “Year of” Winners and Leadership Behavior Award Winners.


Top Performing General Managers

  • Ramneet Kaur, No. California, Restaurant #30791
  • Shelby Bowen, Kansas City, Restaurant #36467
  • Darren Espy, Las Vegas, Restaurant #32366
  • Victoria Serna, Las Vegas, Restaurant #32366
  • Bernardo Loza, So. California, Restaurant #39797
  • Rocio Banda, Las Vegas, Restaurant #8855

Top Performing Area Coaches

  • Laurent Moulin, No. California
  • Patrick O’Hare, Kansas City
  • Debbie King, Las Vegas
  • Letty Garcia, So. California
  • Noelle Spafford, Alaska

Top Performing DRG AC

  • James Aman, No. California

Top Performing Director of Operations

  • Rich Wierzbowski, Las Vegas

Restaurant Support Services – Making a Difference

  • Sarah Dalton, Las Vegas

George Psaros – Helping Hands Award

  • Ken Parolini, Las Vegas

Leadership Behavior Award Winners

  • Culture Champion: Sean McGuire, Kansas City
  • People Grower: Erika Saucedo, Las Vegas
  • Problem Solver: Chris Castellanos, No. California
  • Action Driver: Layla Awo, Kansas City
  • Authentic Leader: Laurent Moulin, No. California
  • Culture Champion: Isaiah Ritchie, Las Vegas
  • People Grower: Geno Woolard, Las Vegas
  • Avid Learner: D’Andre Baca, Kansas City
  • Avid Learner: Steve Mizer, Las Vegas
  • Authentic Leader: Laura Fuentes, Las Vegas
  • People Grower: Gursimran Ghumman, No. California
  • Change Leader: Dion McKinnon, Las Vegas