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THE  CREATIVE  SQUAD

the award winning creative team at ssa is a compilation of talents from all walks of life. the "squad" represents almost two centuries of serving the food service and hospitality industries with unparalleled creativity and solutions which result in an ultimate guest experience. as our studio is a dog-friendly workplace, our team is also made up of several four legged friends lovingly know as the "quad squad." 

president

cyclist

triathete

shōrin-ryū karate 2nd dan

certified cave diver

wine snob-ish

ken schwartz fcsi
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executive vice president

amateur craft beer brewer

grandfather

shark bite survivor

part-time woodworker (fingers intact)

boating + fishing

david hensel fcsi
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senior vice president

ny allstate concert violinist

motorcycle (1/4 mile/cafe) racer

natural body builder

classical/r+b/jazz pianist

springboard diver

howard stanford fcsi
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project consultant

music collector/guitar player

burrito connoisseur

shōrin-ryū karate brown belt

combat sports enthusiast

surfer

kyle schwartz
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project procurement/dietician

sleeps with dogs

food mostly wine lover

bad golfer

bad driver (auto)

leigh fox rdn

director of business development

collector of bourbon + scotch

cigar enthusiast

practical joker

1998 unofficial inventor of pudcake

cook career start at age 12

alex rozhitsky

amateur sculptor 

culinary professor

bossa nova enthusiast 

wanna-be world traveler

gary bensky

project consultant/bim manager

outdoor rock climber

live music lover

abstract artist

charcuterie board connoisseur

molly dyal

vice president management consulting

museum + art gallery fan

crab cake/cajun food lover

korean soo bahk do 1st dan

bill bender fcsi
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wardrobe/image stylist

curious traveller

foreign language + culture lover

lived in four countries....so far

dog lover/whisperer

gosia eberle

project consultant

nature lover

craft beer enthusiast

disney trivia nerd

4th grade spelling bee runner up

alyssa feliz

project consultant

crafter + artist

woman angler

5k runner

wanna be master chef

taylor starlin

THE  QUAD  SQUAD

elle

ken's

chihuahua mix rescue

world traveller

has more skymiles than you

elle
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molly's

golden retriever

silent thief 

kita's chew toy

cubby
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alyssa's

australian shepherd

dart thief

cubby's girlfriend

kita

kyle's

rescue staffy

devourer of leather

one whiskered pretty boy

brody
simon + cooper

david's

boston terriers

double trouble

big talkers

simon + cooper
roxy

alex's

chocolate lab

couch diva

roxy
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taylor's

lab mix rescue

rootin tootin machine

tricks for treats

ash
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taylor's

lab mix rescue

sassy diva

pawfficer of home security

ember
ruby

kyle's

rescue staffy

chief executive pawciffer

big fan of lunch

ruby
palmer

leigh's

jack russell

serious trouble

palmer
kitty

bill's

cat (not a dog)

paper weight

kitty