Posted on January 14, 2013 to News & Events
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 14, 2013
Mobile, AL. – Stacy Wellborn, former owner and CEO of WellbornIdeas, recently joined the team at Wintzell’s Oyster House as Director of Marketing and Administration. In this executive roll, Wellborn will develop and grow the in-store and online retail program; franchise development expansion into the Southeast, Atlantic Coast and Northeast regions of the U.S.; create the 75th anniversary program and upcoming OysterFest in April; as well as focus on community development and evaluate all of the systems for efficiency and in preparation for the successful growth of Wintzell’s.
This new opportunity comes on the heels of shuttering Wellborn’s successful marketing firm, WellbornIdeas. Having produced an extensive and elite list of clients, including Whole Foods Market, The SCOOTER Store, Aloha Hospitality Restaurant Group and the Mobile Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau, Wellborn also worked with Wintzell’s as the agency of record for more than four years, helping to grow the marketing program.
Many know Wellborn through her extensive and active presence in the local community and her numerous philanthropic efforts. She is currently a board member of HandsOn South Alabama, United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile and the Downtown Mobile Alliance, as well as an active member of the Junior League of Mobile and Mobile United. Stacy was selected for Mobile Bay’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2010 and as a member of Leadership Mobile’s 2011 class.
A third generation restauranteur, Wellborn earned a degree in Hospitality Management from the University of Alabama and continued her education at the University of North Carolina – Greensboro, earning a Master of Science in Counseling. Upon graduation, Wellborn honed her marketing skills working in the education, software and advertising industries. Always an entrepreneur, she decided to pursue her dreams and created Crimson, an independent full service restaurant in Austin, Texas.
Back to her roots in the restaurant industry, Wellborn looks forward to growing with and serving Wintzell’s and the communities it serves.