The Power List 2017: Cheryl Bachelder

January 24, 2017

Cheryl Bachelder stands out as one of the restaurant industry’s top executives not only for turning around the formerly struggling Popeyes, but also for her commitment to servant leadership.

In her 2015 book “Dare to Serve,” Bachelder outlines her philosophy, which pairs a strong determination to succeed in business with the personal humility to serve others along the way.

At NRN’s 2015 MUFSO conference, when she was named a Norman Award winner for outstanding leadership, Bachelder noted that servant leadership doesn’t preclude performance, but drives it.

“We have been taught the wrong rules of leadership,” Bachelder said. “Those rules