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Weinert Advisory Board

Aaron Kennedy

Aaron Kennedy

Founder & Past Chairman

Noodles and Company

Aaron Kennedy has worked with some of the world’s largest and most recognized brands, directing graphic and/or environmental design projects for Coca-Cola, Burger King, Sears, Swiss Army Products, The Limited family of stores, World Hall of Fame of Golf and the Denver Broncos. Additionally, as brand manager for Pepsi Cola, he directed consumer research, national advertising and promotional campaigns, and while at Kraft/General Foods (Oscar Mayer division) he conducted consumer research to develop and launch Lunchables, now a $1 billion brand.

He is on the board of the University of Wisconsin Business School, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, and is a guest lecturer at several universities including the University of Colorado, University of Denver, University of Wisconsin and the Cooking School of the Rockies.

Mr. Kennedy earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism and English at Augustana College in his home state of Illinois and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.