Date: February 10, 2015
Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Location: KSU Center
Date: Tuesday, February 10
Time: 11:30 a.m.
Location: KSU Center- 3333 Busbee Drive
Sponsor- Cobb EMC
Speaker- Maggie DeCan
Maggie DeCan serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for The Original Honey Baked Ham Company of Georgia, as well as The HBH Franchise Company. Since assuming leadership of operations in 2009, Maggie has led a team that has grown company store sales and profitability for all lines of business. She guided the organization successfully through the integration of an acquired territory, has begun an aggressive initiative around store remodeling and has shepherded HoneyBaked’s growth into the Japanese market.
Maggie is a career retail leader. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Maggie entered the Macy’s Department Stores Executive Training Program where she served in operational and HR roles at their flagship location. She also worked for Belk Department stores prior to joining Circuit City Stores in 1990, leading HR for the $4B Southern Division. She joined HoneyBaked in 2002.
Maggie’s leadership extends beyond work to the community where she is a respected educational advocate, receiving an award from the State of GA PTA for visionary leadership within the community. In 2009, she founded and currently serves as Chairman Emeritus for a 501(c)3 that has raised nearly $500,000 to support technology in a local public elementary school as well as serving on the School Governing Council. She is also past-president of the Woodstock Junior Service League. She is an active member of the Women in Food Service Forum, the International Franchise Association and a member of OnBoard, as well as the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce. Most recently, Maggie joined the Board of the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. Maggie and her husband Bob and sons; Riley (13) and Brady (11) live in Roswell, Georgia. She loves to play tennis and read, but mostly devotes her time these days to attending travel baseball tournaments and cheering for her favorite coach and two favorite players.