Danielle M. Vona is the SVP and CMO of Bloomin’ Brands and its portfolio of restaurants, including Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse. She’s also the founder of The Marketing Posse.
Previously, Ms. Vona was the VP and CMO for Sonic Corp., responsible for brand positioning and strategy, product innovation and menu development, and partnerships and communications. She also spent more than a decade with PepsiCo, worked on marketing initiatives for a variety of Pepsi customers in a variety of channels for Tracey Locke, and has experience with consumer advertising and retail construction from The Franklin Mint.
Ms. Vona has a liberal arts degree from Hofstra University.