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.
Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Leanne is proud to be a member of this Chicago based company. Growing up in Schaumburg, IL and graduating from Illinois State University with a degree in Secondary English Education with certifications in Psychology and Communications, Leanne puts all of those facets together in the training field. Leanne has traveled the country opening restaurants and supporting all levels of the organization first with Landry’s Restaurants and then with Bass Pro Shops Hospitality Division. She was ready to become a beer expert with Bottleneck Management in December of 2017.
Outside of Work
As the mother of two, Leanne fills her out of work hours as a Girl Scout Cookie Mom and Boy Scout Treasurer while also playing Uber driver for rides to dance, football, cross-country, theater and other activities. Married for 15 years to her husband, Darren (also in the restaurant business), they find family time together teaching the kids to cook or enjoying a night out trying not to evaluate the service points at local restaurants.