President, U.S. & Canada
Maria has been President, U.S. at Krispy Kreme, Inc. since 2022 and has been with the Company since 2016. Prior to becoming President, U.S., Maria served as Chief Operating Officer for the U.S. and Canada. Before her tenure at Krispy Kreme, Maria served as Executive Vice President of Operations for Logan’s Roadhouse. Maria is an accomplished executive with an extensive career that also includes roles as Vice President of Operations for TGI Fridays, Inc., Regional Vice President for Darden Restaurants, Vice President of Food & Beverage for Bally’s, Director of Food & Beverage Operations for the Waldorf Astoria Collection and Food & Beverage Operations Manager at the Walt Disney World Resort. In addition, Maria is a certified sommelier and a certified “spirits” professional.