In this episode of Downtown Depot, host Austin Meek welcomes Blair Brooks, Director of Marketing for Chic-fil-A Baylor. Blair shares lessons she's learned about servant leadership and discusses what differentiates Chic-fil-A from other franchise models. Meek also mentions the Elm Avenue Food Market project from Nancy Grayson and the store opening of a new player in Waco's coffee scene: Pinewood Coffee Bar.
Inside the Episode:
0.53 - Interview with Chris Wernette, General Manager of Pinewood Coffee Bar
2.45 - Elm Avenue Food Market
4.02 - Blair's reason for moving to Waco
5.45 - Selling the food and the relationship
6.15 - Career history
7.58 - The Chic-fil-A difference
9.27 - Blair outside of the restaurant
10.30 - Opening impressions of the job
12.45 - Growing up
14.26 - What is servant leadership?
16.45 - Exposure to different lifestyles
18.15 - Blair's fight against cancer
21.34 - The aftermath of the battle
24.35 - Chic-fil-A programming this fall