Human Resources/Office Manager: Michelle Huelsman

Michelle is an integral part of our business family, and she has been with Sinkula since 2000. As our one-woman human resources department and office manager, Michelle ensures that our company’s main office runs smoothly and that we properly market and grow our business. She relocated from her hometown of Columbus, OH, to live the country life in Ryland Heights, KY. Michelle loves the day-to-day interaction with team members and customers. She also enjoys that Sinkula supports giving back and provides her with the opportunity to volunteer in the local community.

District Manager: Stanton Granger

Stanton is a native of Covington, KY, and has been part of the Sinkula family since 1999, nearly the life of our business! As District Manager, Stanton coaches and guides the management teams for five of our restaurants. He also assists with technology for all of our teams, and he helps us find the right employees to join our Sinkula family by supporting the interviewing and hiring processes. In Stanton’s words, “We are Sinkula Investments:” He loves the culture and beliefs of the company, investing in and truly taking care of our people, which in turn takes care of our investments.

District Manager: John Specht

John Specht was born and raised in Campbell County, KY, and has been part of the Sinkula family since 2007. John has worked his way through many different careers and found his home with Sinkula. He started as a crew member and after 2 weeks just “fell in love with the atmosphere.” As District Manager, John coaches and guides the management teams of five of our restaurants. His main focus is on people, both behind and in front of the counter. He has a record of helping crew members and managers find their potential to move up within our company or assist them to reach their dreams outside the company as they help us grow. John resides in Sliver Grove with his family.