Steve Robinson is executive vice president and former chief marketing officer for over 34 years of
Chick-fil-A, Inc. With locations in 40 states and Washington D.C.
Chick-fil-A is recognized as the originator of the chicken sandwich category and
the industry leader in customer satisfaction. In response to customer demands,
Chick-fil-A Restaurants can be found in shopping malls, free-standing buildings,
hospitals, universities and airports.
He was responsible for the chain's marketing, advertising, brand development management, menu and hospitality
strategies for all restaurant concepts. He still serves as a member of the Executive Committee, which focuses on
macro issues and strategies of long-term planning for the business. Steve joined
Chick-fil-A in January 1981 as director of marketing. Prior to joining
Chick-fil-A, he was director of marketing for Six Flags Over Georgia theme park in
He earned his associate of science degree in business administration from Faulkner State Junior College, Bay
Minette, Alabama; and his B.S. in marketing from Auburn University. He received his master's degree in
advertising from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Steve spent a year
of high school as an American Field Service exchange student in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Presently, Steve is an active member at Fellowship Bible Church, Roswell, Georgia. He is a board member of
Family Life Ministry (A COU Ministry), Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Links Players Ministry, the National
Football Foundation and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Inc. He is also chairman of the
board for the Atlanta Hall Management (College Football Hall of Fame, Atlanta). Beginning in late 2015, he will
join the first Chick-fil-A Board of Directors.
He was born in Fairhope, Alabama and married his college girlfriend Dianne. They have two adult children, Joy
and Josh who have blessed them with four grandchildren.
Steve's personal passions are his family, reading and golf; professionally, his passion is strategic planning.