Ellen Weaver Hartman
CEO , Hartman Public Relations, LLC
Ellen Weaver Hartman is president of Hartman Public Relations, based in Atlanta. Ellen has 30 + years of experience working for such well-known brands as Coca-Cola, Popeyes, Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint, Fresh To Order, Krystal, Arby’s, and Chili’s. She specializes in consumer and B to B communications and is a crisis expert with experience in legal and labor issues, workplace violence, food-borne illnesses, environmental disasters, product recalls and financial issues.
Prior to forming her own company, Ellen was president of the Atlanta office of Weber Shandwick one the largest communication companies in the world and chief communications officer at AFC Enterprises.
A community leader for 25 years, Ellen serves on eight community and industry boards including service with Les Dames de Escoffier, the Women’s Foodservice Forum and the Multi-Cultural Foodservice Hospitality Alliance.