Keith Gellman

Keith is the founder, CEO and Publisher of Restaurantdata®.com. He holds an AAS in Hotel Technology from Sullivan Country Community College and a BS in Hospitality from Florida International University. Following a very early start in his father’s Long Island, NY coffee shop, he worked for a number of hotels and restaurants in both front and back of the house jobs.

In 1986 Keith joined Steak and Ale in Miami as a manager trainee and left as a general manager in 1989. After launching the Research Report for Foodservice in 1996 he moved the company to its present location in Westchester County, NY.

Reuben Rosenblatt
VP of Operations

With more than 35 years of operational experience, Reuben played a significant role in helping to develop and launch the Restaurantdata360TM platform. A graduate of Rutgers College with a BA in Business Communications, he has owned and operated a chain of Apparel Care Centers since the 1980’s.

Maura O'Neill
Director of Research

Maura joined the company in 1998 as one of its first employees. After graduating from Richard Stockton College in 1999 she received an MA in Research Psychology from Iona College in 2003.

In 2003 she was promoted to Director of Research at Restaurantdata®.com. In this position she spearheads and oversees data flows and dissemination systems, keeping a hand in every service offered by company.

Joe Dunbar
Director of Data Intelligence

After receiving an MBA from Rutgers Business School, Joe joined International Boatel (a subsidiary of Sodexo) as an operations auditor and in less than two years he was promoted to CFO. After 9 years with Sodexo, Joe started Dunbar Associates in early 1990 as a restaurant cost control consultant. He joined Restaurantdata®.com in 2010 as director of business intelligence.

James Santo
IT Strategy/Software Development Director

James has been working in the IT industry for more than 30 years. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Brooklyn College and an MS in Information Systems from PACE University. James has held many positions in the IT industry including 11 years at AT&T Bell Labs where he managed and developed IT solutions for customers.

Jackie Dunbar
Senior Researcher

Jackie joined the company in 2012 and brings 25 years of research experience specializing in business intelligence, database structures and data integrity. She holds a MLIS from San Jose State University and a BA in Economics from University of California at Santa Cruz.

Dina Fernandez
Team Lead

Dina leveraged her BS in Childhood Education (Hunter College, 2011) and entrepreneurial experience (pet care business) to join the company in 2013. For the past decade, she has served as Team Lead, collaborating closely with the research team. Her responsibilities encompass compiling and researching new restaurant openings, data verification, training, and social media content management.

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