Angela Zoiss

Chief Marketing Officer

Highly experienced and resourceful marketing leader with a proven record building profitable brands, dynamic teams, and best-in-class guest experiences.

Angela practices servant leadership, balances data with creative instinct, and serves organizational missions with loyalty, passion, and integrity.

She’s led Bottleneck Management’s marketing department for more than a decade, along the way contributing to every aspect of operations and culture. She’s responsible for strategic management of all brands, comprehensive marketing strategy and planning, rewards program and membership growth, web presence, public relations, digital marketing, local store marketing, four walls marketing, and campaign planning. She manages a highly motivated and creative team of restaurant marketers and F&B professionals.


Angela graduated from The University of Wisconsin-Parkside with a B.A. in Communication and a minor in Graphic Design. She held various professional sales and marketing roles, coming to Bottleneck from her position with Navy Pier. Her past experience has led to proficency in marketing and sales strategy, graphic and sign design, project and team management, and restaurant management. Her skillset, coupled with hands-on restaurant experience since the age of 15, allows Angela to have a very qualified understanding of the marketing needs for Bottleneck Management and its unique venues.

Outside of Work

Angela is proud to admit that family and friends are what makes her world go ‘round and feels very fortunate to be surrounded by such wonderful people. She was a collegiate volleyball player and in her spare time participates in a competitive league in Chicago. She is a graduate of the Improv Conservatory at Second City, and has braved a few open mics after taking stand-up comedy classes. Angela loves traveling to as many countries as she can, live music, doing the New York Times crossword with her husband, and interacting with people that appreciate the littlest things. She welcomed a daughter in 2021, and is amazed at the joy she brings.