Project Category: HR, Training, & Dev

Christina Blanco

Christina BlancoDirector of Human Resources Christina is the Director of Human Resources in the Bottleneck Management Home Office.BackgroundA South Florida native, Christina graduated from the Florida Culinary Institute with a BS in Hospitality Management and a minor in Culinary Arts. Having been in the restaurant industry since the age of 15, she spent almost a […]

Robert Parzynski

Robert Parzynski Human Resources Generalist Robert joined Bottleneck Management in March of 2021 and is the Human Resources Generalist at the home office.BackgroundRobert has a BA in English from the University of Iowa, and also achieved his SHRM-CP certification in December of 2019. Before joining the Bottleneck team, Robert worked as a Human Resources Generalist […]

Nereida Gourley

Nereida GourleySenior Human Resources Manager Nereida serves as the Senior Human Resource Manager, bringing over 13 years of Human Resources experience to the Bottleneck team. She is the subject matter expert on diverse Human Resource practices and organizational change.BackgroundNereida has a BA in Human Resources Development and a minor in Communication. Before joining Bottleneck, Nereida […]

Leanne Farley

Leanne Farley Vice President of Training and Development As the Vice President of Training and Development, Leanne creates and implements all training initiatives across the Bottleneck Management brands with a focus on Hospitality and Operational Excellence.BackgroundBorn and raised in the Chicagoland area, Leanne is proud to be a member of this Chicago based company. Growing […]

Luis Garcia

Luis Garcia People Administrator As the team’s HR People Administrator, he facilitates the talent acquisition, and employee-related processes for the HR department, which supports all restaurant locations as well as the Home Office. Additionally, he serves as the first point of contact for employee inquiries and communication. Background Luis was born and raised in Waukegan, […]