In addition to working with Baxter Talent on select projects as a Senior Consultant, Perry Sholes is the SVP Human Resources and Risk Management for Last Call Operating Company. Last Call is a private equity owned company that operates two restaurant brands.
Along with his role with Last Call Operation, Perry recently worked for Thomas and King, Inc. and led a variety of projects in addition to serving as VP of Human Resources. Previously, he oversaw HR for 60 Raising Cane’s restaurants and, for almost a decade, served a member of the Human Resources team for Kraft Foods and Nabisco Foods supporting various corporate, sales, foodservice, and retail business units.
While his experience is vast and extends beyond country as well as state lines, his specialties include benefits administration, training, employee relations, diversity, talent management, and compensation strategies.
After obtaining a BS in Management and Marketing from Tampa College, he completed his Executive MBA at the University of South Florida in Tampa and has obtained the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification. In addition to his business pursuits, Perry is a Founding Board Member of the Kraft Foods Alumni Network, former Board Member for the Girl Scout Council of Louisiana East, and former volunteer for a Women’s Foodservice Forum sub-committee. He is also involved in the KY and Bluegrass SHRM organizations, and even served as the 2014 Kentucky SHRM Conference Chairman and Strategic Partnership Director.