Terry is a Wingstop Franchisee who exhibits a deep commitment to the community. He has spent the past three years as a board member of the East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC), a nationally recognized leader in youth development through leadership training and educational programs, specializing in the urban youth of Oakland, CA. In addition to his role with the EOYDC, he is also a member of 100 Black Men of Silicon Valley, coordinating Health and Wellness events that highlight key issues impacting the community. Also as a part of this organization, he was able to participate in a mentorship program at a local middle school, speaking to students about his experience as a Wingstop Franchisee and providing after-school tutoring to children in need. As a part of the Foundation Board, Terry is always seeking out deserving organizations and causes that Wingstop can support.
When Dora, a Franchisee from Texas, first heard of the mission of the Foundation she immediately knew this was something she wanted to be a part of. As a grateful scholarship recipient herself she understands the power of educational assistance when it is needed most. Because of this experience, Dora is a wonderful resource for aspiring scholarship applicants, willing to mentor them through the process and eager to share her own experiences and learnings.
Cheryl is a Wingstop Franchise operator from Texas. She received her bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston and a Master of Science degree from John Hopkins University. In addition to her educational and professional background, Cheryl has 30 years of volunteer service with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The organization's focus is educational enrichment, health promotion, family strengthening, environmental ownership and global impact. She is also a member of the Pearl Foundation spending the last six years raising funds for scholarships and community service activities.Given her long experience helping the community, Cheryl is a passionate believer in the mission of the Wingstop Foundation. She looks forward to developing and implementing strategies designed to impact the communities that we serve.
Charlie Morrison, Chair Emeritus
Charles R. Morrison has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wingstop Restaurants Inc since June 2012, and a member of our board of directors, since September 2012. Prior to joining Wingstop, Charlie was Chief Executive Officer of Rave Restaurant Group, a publicly traded international pizza chain, from January 2007 to June 2012. Charlie has also held multiple senior leadership positions during his more than 20 years of restaurant experience, including serving as President of Steak & Ale and The Tavern Restaurants for Metromedia Restaurant Group, as well as various management positions at Kinko’s, Boston Market and Pizza Hut. In addition to his numerous roles in the restaurant industry, he's always recognized the need to be involved on a community level and has years of experience in the non-profit arena including:
Michael believes that the success of the business is directly related to the success of the community and that the people we serve deserve every opportunity for advancement and support that Wingstop can offer. This is the philosophy his restaurants operate on and it has been instrumental to his success as a Wingstop Franchise Operator. In addition to his restaurants, Michael has also served in leadership roles for non-profits such as the Interactive, Creative, Alternative & Nurturing (ICAN) Committee as well as the Northwest Side Community Coalition. He is dedicated to the growth of the community and as such, is instrumental in driving forward the mission of the Foundation.
Stacy Peterson, Chair
Stacy Peterson has served as Chief Information Officer of Wingstop Restaurants Inc. since August 2014. Stacy joined Wingstop in September 2013 and served as Senior Vice President of Information Technology before becoming Chief Information Officer. Prior to Wingstop, she was Vice President of IT for CB Richard Ellis, a major commercial real estate company, from October 2011 to August 2013 and served as Director of IT from October 2010 to October 2011. Prior to that, she was Director of IT for FedEx Services from August 2009 to September 2010 and Director of IT for FedEx Office from December 2006 to August 2009. With more than 15 years of information technology experience, Stacy has also held management roles at Kinko’s and Blockbuster.
Kerri has a long history of giving back and has spent her life in dedication to one form of community service or another. As a Wingstop Franchise Operator, she appreciates the opportunity to impact the communities where her locations live and looks forward to using the Wingstop Foundation as a platform to reach even more people in need. When she's not running Marketing for her stores she is volunteering with Human Options a California-based organization which battles domestic violence, providing residential services and counseling to victims so that they may rebuild their lives and move forward, as well as focusing on educating youth and community partners on how to recognize the signs of domestic violence. For Kerri, having heart in everything you do is critical and she believes in the Foundation's mission in leveraging Wingstop's success to help others, not because of publicity but because it is the right thing to do.
Mr. Woodard is the Founding President at Cristo Rey Dallas. From 2011 to 2014, Mr. Woodard served two terms as a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. There, he championed education reform and was elected by his peers as an Assistant Minority Leader and served as the Lead on K-12 education issues. During his time in the House, Mr. Woodard strongly advocated for innovative approaches to solving the persistent achievement and 'aspiration' gap in urban America and authored the first school voucher bill to pass the House and the Senate in the state. His colleagues and political observers recognized him as the Politics in Minnesota "Legislator to Watch" in 2013.