Jack in the Box® Executive Honored at YWCA’s Annual Tribute to Women and Industry Awards
SAN DIEGO – Terri Funk Graham, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Jack in the Box Inc., was honored last week at the YWCA’s Tribute to Women and Industry luncheon for her contribution to San Diego’s business community.
Graham, an 18-year Jack in the Box® veteran, is responsible for sales- and brand-building initiatives for the quick-serve chain, as well as the strategic development and management of the company's advertising campaign and media contracts. She also oversees regional and local marketing programs for the company.
Last year, Graham expanded her responsibilities when she assumed oversight of the company's research and development department, which includes a team of culinary experts and project managers responsible for menu development. Under her guidance, the company recently developed and launched several innovative products, including a line of high-quality sandwiches featuring sirloin steak, as well as the 100% Sirloin Burger, the first all-sirloin burger offered by a major quick-serve chain.
In addition to her role at Jack in the Box, Graham serves on the board of the March of Dimes and The Jack in the Box Foundation.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NYSE: JBX), based in San Diego, is a restaurant company that operates and franchises Jack in the Box® restaurants, one of the nation’s largest hamburger chains, with more than 2,100 restaurants in 18 states. Additionally, through a wholly owned subsidiary, the company operates and franchises Qdoba Mexican Grill®, an emerging leader in fast-casual dining, with more than 400 restaurants in 40 states.