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Our Team

Unmatched Expertise, Endless Possibilities

Led by industry veterans and seasoned professionals, our team brings a wealth of experience and expertise to every project. Learn more about our leadership team below.

Michael Schultz – Founder

Michael Schultz is a serial entrepreneur, having spent three deçades building successful hospitality brands. He dedicated the earlier part of his career to working with Wolfgang Puck and leading an executive team at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Michael has helped create and grow numerous businesses, including Tradecraft Outfitters, Goddess and the Baker, Food Haul, Fairgrounds Coffee & Tea, Boombox Beverage and Infuse Hospitality.

Ashley Hartle – CEO

Ashley is a results-oriented leader with years of success in driving top- and bottom-line results for Fortune 500 companies. Excellent leader and communicator with proven ability to build and optimize teams that exceed goals. Previously with Compass, Starbucks and Hallmark.

Loni Shuftan – VP of Human Resources

Loni brings over two decades of Human Resources expertise garnered from her tenure with restaurant concepts such as Potbelly Sandwich Shop, Naf Naf Grill, and Maggiano's to her role at Infuse Hospitality. With a proven track record of optimizing team dynamics and fostering a culture of excellence, she is poised to elevate Infuse Hospitality's HR practices to new heights, ensuring a workforce that is both motivated and aligned with the company's vision.

Bill Wilson – Vice President of Operations

Bill worked with Nordstrom’s restaurant division and later became the National Director of Specialty Coffee, overseeing 116 specialty coffee bars in the US and Canada. He has also led operations for Spiaggia and Bistro 110 and ventures such as McCormick Place, Disney World, and DIVE!, a concept with Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg

Matt Eversman – Director of Food & Beverage

Matt is a former Zagat recipient of the prestigious “30 under 30” award. Former Executive Chef of Oon, Saigon Sisters and Crosby’s Kitchen. Matt brings his culinary talents and vision to Infuse in order to develop our best in class food and beverage offerings.

Brian Ferdman – Director of Strategic Growth & Partnerships

Brian is a growth marketing, business development, and digital transformation expert whose work expands from CPK, Darden’s Olive Garden, and Longhorn Steakhouse brands to local restaurant groups. Brian focuses on developing new business relationships and partnerships with organizations to collaborate with Infuse Hospitality.

Analisa Terenzio – Director of Concepts Marketing

Analisa is an experienced brand Marketing Director, digital storyteller, and content creator. She is a 2018 recipient of the Brand Innovators “40 under 40” award. Her skills include multi channel marketing management, social media strategy, and digital content creation, with a focus on hospitality.

Scott Cheever – Business Development Manager

Scotty has over 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry. He has worked with Bortz and MGM in numerous markets across the US and globally and specializes in operations and business development.

Learn more about our extended team of experts and start planning your next food and beverage project!

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