Collin CountyHR Education Event
May 23, 2018
11:30 AM – 1:15 PM
A Leadership Journey: From HR to the C-Suite
How can you climb the ladder from HR to CEO? Come discover how Dave Pace, CEO of Jamba Juice did just that. Attendees will go on the leadership journey with Dave and learn how he used his own HR expertise and desire to reach the top to uniquely position himself as a business partner and rose to the C-Suite. Relying on operational successes to maximize financial growth and maximizing teams that allow for organizational success and growth, Dave was well positioned to climb the leadership ladder during his career.
- Maximize team members to produce successful outcomes
- Utilize day to day business processes to communicate the value of HR to senior leadership
- Communicate as a business leader
About the Speaker
David A. Pace
Dave Pace is currently President and CEO of Jamba Juice, a role that he took over in March of 2016 after having served on the Jamba Board of Directors since 2012. Jamba Juice is one of the world’s leading healthy lifestyle food service brands with almost 900 outlets in the United States, Asia and the Middle East. Along with its retail stores, Jamba also offers customers an array of packaged goods and consumer products sold through groceries across the U.S.
Prior to Joining Jamba Juice, Pace served as President of Carrabba’s Italian Grill, named by Nation’s Restaurant News as #1 for Italian. Carrabba’s is one of the casual dining concepts in the portfolio of Bloomin’s Brands, Inc. While at BBI, he also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Resource Officer where he had responsibility for leading the Company’s Real Estate and Restaurant Development and Human Resources teams, and also served as President of Bloomin’ Brands’ Fine Dining concepts; Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Roy Yamaguchi’s Pacific Rim Cuisine.
Pace has also been a management consultant, entrepreneur, not-for-profit leader and previously held senior executive positions at Starbucks Coffee Company and YUM! Brands. He has extensive international experience having lived twice in London, England and in Nicosia, Cyprus. He served as an adjunct faculty member in Southern Methodist University’s Cox Graduate School of Business and has been cited in publications including the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine and the Dallas Morning News.
Pace is currently Chairman of the Board of Up2US Sports, a rapidly expanding national non-profit which was recently recognized by the White House and Department of Education for its signature program, Coach Across America. He also serves on the Ownership Advisory Board for the National Hockey League’s Dallas Stars.
Pace was elected a Fellow of National Academy of Human Resources in 2007 and has previously served on the Boards of Cornell’s Center for Human Resource Studies, University of Southern California’s Center for Effective Organizations and the Human Resource Policy Association.
A graduate of Cornell University, Dave and his wife Patti currently reside in the Dallas area.
Payment is due with registration. No POs or requests for invoicing can be honored. Checks should be made payable and mailed (to be received no later than 5 days prior to the event) to:
5001 LBJ Fwy Ste 800
Dallas, TX 75244
214.631.4533 - Fax
IMPORTANT: Advance registrations are required. Due to limited room capacity, we cannot guarantee seating for onsite registrants. To receive cancellation credit, your written request must be received at DallasHR no later than 5 days prior to the start of the event. There will be no refund if cancellation is received within 5 days of the start of the event.