Rose Ann Garza, SHRM-SCP
Chief Human Resources Officer
Kerbey Lane Cafe
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Rose Ann Garza, SHRM-SCP, is the Chief Human Resources Officer for Kerbey Lane Cafe, Inc. During her time at Kerbey Lane the organization has more than doubled in size and has won several prestigious awards related to their impact within the community and on their team members.  Prior to joining Kerbey Lane, Rose Ann built her career in the restaurant and hospitality industry working with Destination Hotel and Resorts and Brinker International.  A member of Kerbey Lane’s Executive Leadership Team, she leads the execution of Kerbey Lane’s people strategy as well as builds organizational capability and team member culture to further enable Kerbey Lane’s growth and impact.  She also serves as the strategic business advisor to senior leadership and the Managing Partners of each location regarding key organizational and management issues. 

In addition to her role at Kerbey Lane, Rose Ann serves on the Texas Society for Human Resources Management (Texas SHRM) Executive Council as the State Director (2022-2024) representing over 21,000 HR professionals at the state and national level.  Rose Ann previously served Texas SHRM in the roles of State Director Elect, Assistant State Director- District Directors and Core Leadership Area Directors, District Director and as the Workforce Readiness Director. Rose Ann also served her local SHRM chapter, Austin SHRM, as President, President Elect, and Vice President of Programs. 

Rose Ann received a Bachelor of Arts from Texas State University and a Master of Fine Arts from The University of Texas at Austin.