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About Brent Ragsdale

Portrait of Brent Ragsdale 

Professional Career

Brent Ragsdale is senior vice president and chief financial officer of Chick-fil-A, Inc. and is a member of the company’s Executive Committee. In his current role, Brent oversees the Cathy family office, enterprise social responsibility, financial services, information technology and supply chain.

Brent began his career at Chick-fil-A during high school as a team member and was later afforded the opportunity to become a member of the first WinShape® class at Berry College, a scholarship program founded by S. Truett Cathy.

Upon graduation, he worked for accounting firm Arthur Young (now Ernst and Young) for two years. He then joined Chick-fil-A as a business intern, during which he served as the Operator of a Chick-fil-A restaurant in South Florida. He later moved back to Atlanta, working with the company as a business consultant before transitioning to the financial services department, where he has held multiple leadership positions.

Brent serves on the Berry College board of visitors and on the board of directors of Fellowship of Christian Athletes Atlanta. He also serves on the finance team and as an elder at Southside Church in Peachtree City.

He holds a Master of Business Administration from Mercer University and is both a certified public accountant and a graduate of Harvard Business School’s advanced management program.

Brent and his wife, Gigi, have three children.