Paul Hineman

Advisory Partner

As a recognized leader in the Hospitality Industry for over 20 years, Paul has held senior financial and operational positions in leading restaurant brands like Cracker Barrel and First Watch.

He was the Executive Director of the National Restaurant Association where he led the ServSafe Food Safety program and worked with several restaurant brands in all segments to help develop solutions for their businesses. He also led Industry partnerships with both suppliers, regulatory authorities and e-learning solutions.

Paul is an active Industry board participant for various associations and boutique leadership conferences. He also spends time helping emerging brands in the foodservice & hospitality sectors and is passionate about Public Health and developing entrepreneur programs for Africa.