Ron Parker

Division Leader, FastGood

Ron Parker is the Managing Director of Fast Good at ThinkFoodGroup, where he develops delicious, nourishing food that can be served to crowds in locations that range from city street corners to college, corporate, and medical campuses to sports stadiums. Prior to joining ThinkFoodGroup, Ron was the CEO of Related Restaurant Group, the mixed-use arm of Related Companies, where he oversaw the asset management of 45 food and beverage operations. Ron also served as the Chief Operating Officer for Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group, where, during his 14 years at the company, he held various key leadership positions, overseeing a variety of operations for everything from early-stage Shake Shack to launching new fine-dining restaurants and serving as Managing Partner of Union Square Events. Ron has also served as the Director of Operations for Restaurant Associate’s Sports & Entertainment division, overseeing the US Open, Indian Wells Tennis, and Breeders Cup Racing event. He’s currently a board member with David Chang’s Momofuku as well as the LA-based Gelato Festival, and is a board observer for Genio Pizza.