Biography

Debbie Roberts

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Panera Bread
Debbie Roberts has served as a member of the Board of Directors since April 2021. Ms. Roberts currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Panera, a position she has held since September 2020. Before joining Panera, Ms. Roberts held various roles at McDonald’s Corporation since 1990. Most recently at McDonald’s Ms. Roberts served as the President Northeast Zone from December 2014 to December 2016, and the President East Zone from January 2016 to April 2018. Ms. Roberts holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.