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About Cliff Robinson

Portrait of Cliff Robinson 

Professional Career

Cliff Robinson is senior vice president of operations for Chick-fil-A, Inc., where he oversees restaurant development and all business operations of Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide.

Robinson began his Chick-fil-A career as a team member in his father’s Chick-fil-A restaurant.  With the help of a Chick-fil-A team member scholarship, he earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Oglethorpe University, immediately followed with an MBA in finance from Georgia State University. After completing his graduate studies, Robinson began his corporate career at Chick-fil-A, Inc. as a marketing consultant and later a business consultant in operations. After holding several leadership positions in both operations and marketing, then completing executive programs at Emory University and Harvard Business School, Robinson was named senior vice president of operations.

Beyond his work at Chick-fil-A, Robinson serves as board chairman for Care for Aids, a nonprofit caring for families affected by HIV/AIDS in Kenya. He also serves as board chairman for Providence Christian Academy. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Oglethorpe University. 

He and his wife, Stacy, live in Atlanta and have three children in college, Adam, Sydney and Emma.