John Few / Linkedin
John's career started at PepsiCo in 1991 where he held various corporate real estate positions at both the Taco Bell and Chevys Mexican Restaurant groups. He went on to become the Director of Real Estate and Business Development for Disney Regional Entertainment, a division of the Walt Disney Company that focused on the creation and development of various location-based entertainment concepts including ESPN Zone, DisneyQuest, and Club Disney. He also lead Disney corporate alliance efforts with branding partners such as Pepsi, American Express, JVC and others. Following, John briefly joined Staubach Retail where he co-founded and was a managing partner of the Staubach Restaurant & Entertainment Group, prior to co-founding Sequoia in 2004.
Brian Kjos / Linkedin
Brian’s career started at The Irvine Company, working on retail leasing, operations management, and executive development. Brian went on to own and operate the western regional office of Staubach Retail, where he spearheaded the development and managed the operation of specialized national industry platforms within Staubach including the Staubach AutoGroup, Staubach Design & Construction Services and the Staubach Restaurant & Entertainment Group. While at Staubach, Brian managed the Walt Disney Company relationship, and managed the national rollout of ESPN Zone, DisneyQuest and Club Disney. He then went on to co-found the Sequoia Restuarant and Entertainment group in 2004.
JENNA KJOS / LINKEDIN
Jenna is a graduate from the University of Southern California with a degree in Cinema-Television. Jenna began her career at Sequoia in 2010, but has supported Sequoia with special projects since 2005. Prior to Sequoia she worked for ESPN and the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts. She has been a member of ICSC since 2008 attending conventions
across the country.
ARIANNA KJOS / LINKEDIN
Arianna is a graduate from the University of California, Irvine. She began a full time career at Sequoia in 2012 but has aided in special projects and market research since 2007. She has also been a member of ICSC and has frequented the conventions across the country since 2008.