Board Members

We are the restaurant and foodservice business advocate for the Mid-South, providing a forum for owners, managers and employees to come together to provide Memphis with the necessary tools for customers to choose the greatest places to eat out.


Ernie MellorHog Wild Real Memphis BBQ & A Moveable Feast Catering, President
Michelle TavaresVice President
Mark SchielkeTreasurer
Eric VernonSergeant at Arms
Anthony HousePast President
Tawanda PirtleElected Restaurant Officer
Ryan TrimmElected Restaurant Officer
Daniel BamrickAppointed Restaurant Officer
Samantha Boggs DeanAppointed Restaurant Officer
Raymond WilliamsAppointed Restaurant Officer
Hale BarclayAppointed Restaurant Officer
Louis CostabileAppointed Restaurant Officer
Jimmy KiserAppointed Restaurant Officer
Bobby MaupinAppointed Restaurant Officer
John SeayAppointed Restaurant Officer
Mary SchmitzTourism Representative
Shawn DankoTourism Representative
Sally FienupExecutive Director
Sally was born in Lebanon, Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. She moved to Memphis for a job out of college and met her lifelong Memphian now-husband soon after. Sally has her MBA from the University of Memphis and has practiced Marketing and Real Estate. She enjoys going to Art Project, the Memphis Zoo, and My Big Backyard with her husband and two young daughters. Her favorite restaurants are pizza, Mexican, and ice cream shops!

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