Executive Leadership

Danielle Vona

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Danielle Vona was named Chief Marketing Officer, Bloomin’ Brands in May 2021 after serving as CMO for the Casual Dining Restaurant Portfolio, including Outback Steakhouse, Bonefish Grill, and Carrabba’s Italian Grill.

As CMO, Danielle is responsible for overseeing marketing, from brand strategy to implementation. She guides a team of marketers, agencies, and partners across various functions, including business strategy, consumer insights, brand marketing, food and beverage development, and field marketing.

Danielle has held senior marketing positions at PepsiCo and Sonic.  She returned to Bloomin’ Brands in 2019 as Chief Marketing Officer for Outback Steakhouse; she earlier held the same position with Carrabba’s Italian Grill.

Danielle earned her bachelor’s degree from Hofstra University and serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay.