Director of Off Premise
Brandy Blackwell actively serves as Director of Off Premise for McAlister's Deli, an Atlanta based fast-casual restaurant chain within FOCUS Brands’ portfolio. McAlister’s currently has 440 units spanning 28 states. Blackwell’s role oversees strategy of all off premise initiatives - Catering, takeout, third party delivery and all complementary channels and technologies that facilitate meal consumption outside of restaurants. Her role focuses on increasing accessibility, while maintaining the overall guest experience and journey through the purchasing cycle. Leadership positions include serving as a member of Women’s Food Service Forum and BWG Board of Advisors. Previous positions held include - Event Chair for the Tijuana Flats Just In Queso Foundation, Board Member of The American Diabetes Association of Central Florida and The College Park Mainstreet District. She also served on Habitat for Humanity’s “25 Women Strong Executive Team” to raise money for the 2016 Home Project Build in Seminole County. Prior to joining McAlister’s in early 2017, Brandy served as the Director of Marketing for Tijuana Flats Tex-Mex restaurants headquartered in Orlando, FL. Blackwell is an avid cyclist and graduate from the University of Florida. Go Gators!