Ken Calwell joins Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption board of trustees

Posted on February 9, 2011


(DUBLIN, OH) February 9, 2011 – The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is proud to announce the election of Ken Calwell to its board of trustees for a three-year term.

Calwell is chief marketing officer for Wendy’s International, Inc. where he oversees Wendy’s advertising, brand marketing, media, market research and analysis, new product marketing and the field marketing organization. He also oversees the research, development and new product innovation for the company.

Previously he was with Domino’s Pizza, where he served as chief marketing officer and executive vice president of research and product development, from 2001 to 2008.

‘We are honored and excited to have Ken Calwell join the Board of Trustees of the Foundation,” said Foundation president and CEO, Rita Soronen. “The tremendous professional expertise and the profound personal passion that he brings to this position will help us continue to raise national awareness for the cause and generate the critical funds necessary to serve every child in the United States in foster care and waiting for an adoptive home.”

A native of Topeka, Kansas, Calwell received his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing/Management from Washburn University, and his MBA in Marketing/Brand Management from Indiana University. He and his wife Sandy reside in Dublin, Ohio, with their son Kasey.

Rita Soronen, President and CEO, 614-764-8482


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