Alton "Rick" Doody III

Alton "Rick" Doody III

Alton "Rick" Doody III

Founder and Chairman of the Board
Bravo Brio Restaurant Group

Alton F. ("Rick") Doody III has been chairman of the board of directors of Bravo Brio Restaurant Group since its inception in 1987. Doody served as chief executive officer from 1992 until February 2007 and president from June 2006 until September 2009. Doody continues to remain employed in a non-executive officer capacity by the company, primarily focusing on the development of new restaurants. Doody also founded Lindey's German Village, and was responsible for all facets of its management.

Doody received a Bachelor of Science in economics from Ohio Wesleyan University and has completed all the necessary coursework for a master's degree from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration (SHA). Doody is a member of the Young President's Organization and the International Council of Shopping Center Owners and is a board member for the Cleveland Restaurant Association.