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Kimberly S. Grant, Director

Kimberly S. Grant became a director in July 2017. Ms. Grant is the Chief Strategy Officer and co-sponsor of FAST Acquisition Corporation, a publicly traded emerging growth company focused on affecting a business combination in the restaurant, hospitality, and related sectors in North America. Ms. Grant previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of ThinkFoodGroup, a global hospitality management company, which owns and operates innovative dining concepts created by two-star Michelin awarded chef José Andrés, from September 2014 to April 2020. From January 2014 to September 2014, Ms. Grant was Chief Operating Officer of ThinkFoodGroup. Prior to this role, Ms. Grant was with Ruby Tuesday Inc., a publicly traded restaurant company, for approximately 21 years. Her last positions at Ruby Tuesday Inc. were Chief Operations Officer and President from June 2002 to June 2013 and Vice President and Controller from 1998 to 2002. Ms. Grant earned a Master of Science in Banking and Financial Services Management from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Thomas Edison State University, and she has attended Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program.