Debbie Bohnett

Executive Vice President


Ms. Bohnett has more than 20 years of experience in upper-level management in several industries including nonprofit, internet, entertainment, retail and restaurant. She has been a specialist in global marketing, strategic alliances, brand management, corporate communications, public relations, human resources and training.


Ms. Bohnett spent four years with Mastro’s Restaurants, LLC, and served as Senior Vice President overseeing operations, marketing, human resources and public relations.


Prior to joining Mastro’s, Ms. Bohnett worked four years at the nonprofit Prostate Cancer Foundation serving first as the Foundation’s Executive Vice President and later as its Chief Operating Officer. While there, Ms. Bohnett developed fundraising partnerships with the NBA, Fortune Magazine, Esquire Magazine, and fashion design giants Hugo Boss and Armani.


Prior to the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Ms. Bohnett worked for two years as Executive Vice President of, an online company that helped companies internally motivate their employees, and as Executive Director of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California.

She has extensive experience as an executive with various branches of the Walt Disney organization. While with Disney, Ms. Bohnett headed several departments, filling roles such as Disney Stores’ Vice President of Publicity and Promotions (1990-1996), Vice President of Corporate Alliances, responsible for the 10-year global partnership with McDonalds (1996-1998), and finally as The Walt Disney Company’s Vice President of Worldwide Corporate Synergy (1998-1999).


Ms. Bohnett has also worked as Neiman Marcus Fashion Director, Saks Fifth Avenue Public Relations Director, and co-owned and acted as Executive Vice President of Paris Planning, a France-based fashion agency. She has also served as President of the Board of Trustees for Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times and was a member of the Board of Directors of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California.


She lives in Los Angeles and has two adult sons and one grandson.