Edna Katherine Morris

Senior Advisor, Grocery, Pharmacy & Restaurants Group at Peter J. Solomon Co. LP

Edna Katherine Morris

Edna Katherine Morris

Senior Advisor, Grocery, Pharmacy & Restaurants Group at Peter J. Solomon Co. LP

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Career Highlights

Blue Coral Seafood & Spirits
James Beard Foundation, Inc.
GMRI, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

2691

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

1952

Age

69

Number of Awards

1

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Former Strategic Advisor at Tractor Supply Co.

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Former Chief Financial Officer at Emerging Markets Advisory Corp. Ltd.

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President & Chief Operating Officer at Darden Restaurants, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Interim General Counsel at Magellan Health, Inc.

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Founder at Tower Three Partners LLC

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Director at Outback Steakhouse of Florida LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Cosi, Inc.

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Finance Chair at Children Now

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Former Chief Executive Officer at AutoZone, Inc.

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Former Interim President & Chief Executive Officer at C&D Technologies, Inc.

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Edna Katherine Morris
Senior Advisor, Grocery, Pharmacy & Restaurants Group at Peter J. Solomon Co. LP
Education
BS in Psychology, Phi Beta Kappa

The University of South Carolina is home to more than 200 years of history and tradition, rising from a single building in 1805 on what would become the heart of the campus, the Horseshoe. The 11 buildings that now make up the Horseshoe frame a lush lawn that is an irresistible gathering place. The university is expanding west toward the Congaree River in support of its research initiatives in nanotechnology, health sciences, Future Fuels™, the environment and information technologies. This innovation district, Innovista, includes a master plan for policy, physical infrastructure and support elements for job creation and growth in the knowledge economy. Innovista promises to be an economic catalyst that will raise the state’s per-capita income and quality of life by attracting knowledge-based businesses and high-paying jobs to an urban research university campus within a community that has a high livability appeal. Joining the flagship campus in Columbia, are four-year campuses in Aiken, Beaufort and Upstate (Spartanburg andGreenville). Four two-year campuses in Lancaster, Sumter, Salkehatchie (Allendale and Walterboro) and Union help the university cover the state. In addition, the University of South Carolina's: Columbia campus has 324 degree programs through its 14 degree-granting colleges and schools. Students have been awarded more than $16.7 million for national scholarships and fellowships since 1994. Faculty generated $238 million in funding for research, outreach and training programs in fiscal year 2012. Carolina is one of only 63 public universities listed by the Carnegie Foundation in the highest tier of research institutions in the U.S.

Career History
Senior Advisor, Grocery, Pharmacy & Restaurants Group
2017 - Current

Peter J. Solomon Co. provides investment advisory services. The company offers corporate finance, restructuring, private financings, merger and acquisitions services. It also offers services to the retail, wholesale, catalogue distribution, consumer products, healthcare and media industries. Peter J. Solomon Co. was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in New York City, NY

Founder
Tenure Unconfirmed
Managing Director
2009 - Prior

Axum Capital Partners seeks to make control investments in companies in which they can leverage their industry expertise to drive strong profitable growth. The firm targets established businesses with less than $100 million in sales. They prefer to invest in companies in recession resistant markets that are poised for-long term growth. This includes: (1) food and beverage (limited service restaurants) (2) education services and (3) markets that focus on critical consumer or business needs and have demonstrated resilience through economic cycles. Axum Capital Partners seeks companies with a history of strong and stable financial performance, identifiable growth prospects, sustainable competitive advantages and strong management team teams with a demonstrated track record of success.

Boards & Committees
Director
2004 - 2006

Cosi, Inc. owns, operates and franchises fast casual restaurants. The firm sells made-to-order hot and cold sandwiches, hand-tossed salads, bowls, breakfast wraps, Cosi, Squagels, hot melts, flatbread pizzas, S'mores, desserts and coffees. The company was founded by Drew Harre in 1994 and is headquartered in Charlestown, MA.

Trustee
Prior

The Culinary Institute of America refines the world of gourmet chefs. It offers bachelor's and associate degrees in culinary arts and management, as well as continuing education, conferences, travel programs, and e-learning.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1 - $10K
2018

The Culinary Institute of America refines the world of gourmet chefs. It offers bachelor's and associate degrees in culinary arts and management, as well as continuing education, conferences, travel programs, and e-learning.

$5,000 +
2008

The Culinary Institute of America refines the world of gourmet chefs. It offers bachelor's and associate degrees in culinary arts and management, as well as continuing education, conferences, travel programs, and e-learning.

$5,000 +
2007

The Culinary Institute of America refines the world of gourmet chefs. It offers bachelor's and associate degrees in culinary arts and management, as well as continuing education, conferences, travel programs, and e-learning.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Former Lieutenant Governor at North Carolina Office of the Lieutenant Governor Under Beverly Perdue

$500
2011

Former Lieutenant Governor at North Carolina Office of the Lieutenant Governor Under Beverly Perdue

$4,000
2008

Former Lieutenant Governor at North Carolina Office of the Lieutenant Governor Under Beverly Perdue

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Awards & Honors
Trailblazer Award
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