Tom Kelley has spent a career creating, promoting and building brands for restaurant companies, franchises, retail, emerging businesses, trade groups, and Fortune 500 companies. Tom is a respected and recognized authority in the hospitality industry. He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Restaurant Association and on its senior management team. Tom writes frequently for major hospitality publications, such as Nation’s Restaurant News. He has been quoted in regional business journals, major news dailies, Bloomberg and Business Week. Tom also appeared on CNN’s Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer, where he discussed crisis management issues.