Patricia plays an intricate part of the office functionalities by demonstrating strong organization skills; prioritizes a high-volume workload and performs many functions (what one may describe as a ‘floater’). Patricia was awarded MVP/Support Team after 1 year of service with Celebration Restaurant Group. Previously to her employment with CRG, Patricia served SunTrust Bank/Trust Operations 29 years by filling many roles - Data Entry, Administrative Assistant, Analysts, Statement Supervisor, Private Wealth Incentive Coordinator; eventually gained promotional title of Operations Officer. Patricia holds a BA in Business Management and an AA in Business Administration from the University of Anderson in Anderson Indiana. Patricia is a proud mom of 2 children (1 girl and 1 boy) and 3 lovely grandchildren (2 girls/1 boy).
Amber Garten Financial Analyst
Amber got her first job when she started her career with Pizza Hut in 2012. She started as a customer service representative but quickly worked her way through all positions in the restaurant. In 2018 she was recognized for her amazing operations when she was promoted to Auditor. As the Auditor she supported the restaurants and the Area Coaches wherever she was needed. She has a true passion for helping and achieving breakthrough results. In the beginning of 2021 Amber was promoted to the Junior Analyst role where she will continue living out her passion for driving results
Adam Teich Staffing Leader
Adam began his career in hospitality working as an Activities Attendant at the Four Seasons Resort in Scottsdale, AZ while attending college. Upon receiving an internship with Disney, Adam relocated to Orlando in 2018. After successfully completing his internship, Adam continued to work for Disney as a Guest Relations Host and Leadership Development Coordinator before transitioning to a Resort Services Associate at Orange Lake Resort.
Jackie Freeman Benefits Manager
Jackie began her career with as a CSR Pizza Hut over 20 years ago. She has held multiple positions at both the restaurant level and CRG Corporate office. She has been in her current role as Benefits Manager for over 4 years. Jackie has her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is working on her master’s degree in human resource management
Dustin Patton Pizza Hut Training Leader
Dustin began his career with Pizza Hut in 2012. Over his years with the brand he has work in every position including all Team Member and Management position in the restaurant including the Training Manager for is area. Dustin was RGM of the year in 2019 for the entire Pizza Hut system. Dustin has his Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Leadership from Valencia College. Dustin has a huge passion to continue to grow by learning new things as often as he can.
Arianna Bowman Marketing & Events Coordinator
A native to South Florida, Arianna grew up in the restaurant industry working multiple front and back of the house jobs. Taking pride in her Marketing eye, she took her talents to Orlando to study Business Marketing at UCF. After graduation, Arianna found her home at Celebration Restaurant group and never left.
Belinda Abreu Unemployment Manager
Born in New York City, NY and raised in The Bronx, Belinda Abreu had studied Business Mgmt. and along with 15+ years of experience working in HR roles, she has developed a career as the Unemployment Manager for Celebration Restaurant Group, LLC since 2017. During her time at CRG, she has received multiple awards to include Support Staff of the year awards 2 years in a row. She (Belinda) is passionate of her work and her team. When not wearing many hats at work, she enjoys traveling to her home town, spending time with her husband, family and go on Disney adventures with her daughter Daniela. Fun fact: She can sing
Ali Alvarado Taco Bell Training Leader
Ali began her Celebration Restaurant Group journey in 2014 as an external shift manager. She has held various positions including Assistant manager and Restaurant General Manager. Prior to joining the CRG team, Ali worked as an RGM for Burger King, who at that time, was the youngest Burger King RGM in their history. As Training Leader- Ali is directly responsible for the ongoing Bravo Foods, LLC shift manager certifications, day to day Taco Bell brand communication, and facilitates all our CRG manager classes. Fun fact: Ali loves to write. She was published multiple times in the magazine “Teen Ink” for her short stories and poems.