Welcome New Member, Marianne Dowdy

I'm pleased to announce Marianne Dowdy as a new Senior Fellow in The Sierra Institute.  Marianne was referred to TSI by Lonnie Bane.

Marianne is the Vice President of Human Resources for Whataburger Restaurants LLC, a quick-service restaurant chain with over 790 company-owned and franchised locations across 10 states, with over 34,000 employees/family members. Marianne began her Whataburger career in 1994 and has held various positions within the Human Resource department during her tenure.  She currently oversees various Human Resource functions including, Total Rewards, Payroll, Recruitment, Employee Relations, HRIS Systems, HR PMO, Reporting & Analytics and Organizational and Talent Development.  Prior to joining Whataburger in 1994, she was the Director of Administration for a 45-unit Hotel Chain with hotels located in California, Nevada and Arizona.  Marianne is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego.