Meet the Officers

Meet the team behind Chaine des Rotisseurs Atlantic City

  • Dina Guzzardo

    Dina Guzzardo


    Dina Guzzardo is the Founder and CEO of Dina Productions Group (DPG) an event production company that is synonymous with innovation, creativity, and excellence. She specializes in designing and producing a wide range of events, including corporate events, press conferences, groundbreaking ceremonies, shows, mitzvahs, private events, and fundraisers.

    Her unique combination of enviable creativity and organizational skills, coupled with a "get the job done" bias, enables her to consistently deliver successful events that exceed client expectations and plans to bring this element to the Chaine.

    Dina is  passionate about delivering an unparalleled customer experience and it is this focus that allows her to create truly memorable events for guests of all ages.

    Dina is constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in event production, and her readiness to learn new approaches and a penchant for excellence is what has propelled her to the top of her game. Her events consistently bring people together in awe-inspiring environments, creating once-in-a-lifetime experiences that are nothing short of phenomenal.

  • Lisa Johnson

    Lisa Johnson

    Vice Chargee de Presse

    Lisa Johnson is the President of Lisa Johnson Communications, LLC, a media and public relations agency with clients in the Atlantic City, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Miami and Las Vegas markets. 

    The agency represents and consults for casinos & sportsbooks--both online and retail--along with hotels, golf courses, restaurants, retail, real estate developers, architects, attorneys, politicians, global security experts, insurance agencies, entertainers and media.  

    Before starting her own company, Lisa was an Executive Board Member and Executive Director of Brand Communications for Las Vegas Sands. Prior to that, she was an award-winning news anchor and reporter for 15 years at TV stations KLAS-TV in Las Vegas, NBC 10 in Philadelphia and NBC 40 in New Jersey. She also has hosted multiple female fitness competitions for ESPN 2.
    Lisa is also actively involved in the Atlantic County community. She is a Foundation Board Member for Stockton University; a Board Member of the Cancer Support Community NJ at Gilda’s Club; a Board Member of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center; and she is Vice Chargee for Chaine de Rotisseur’s AC Chapter. She is a former Board Member of the American Red Cross, along with supporting Shore Medical Center, Atlanticare, CASA, GLBT, SPCA, Baptists Church Planters and The Salvation Army.
    Lisa is an alumna of the University of Pennsylvania and Wharton School of Business where she studied a dual major of English Literature and Entrepreneurial Management. A local Jersey Girl through and through she is a proud graduate of Mainland Regional High School where she graduated 12th in her class with honors. She is also a member of the Mensa Club. She resides in Egg Harbor Township.

  • Fred Kneble

    Fred Kneble

    Vice Conseiller Culinaire

    Fred is the owner of Freddy J's in May Landing

  • Whitney Ullman

    Whitney Ullman

    Vice Chargee de Media Sociaux

    #ohheyyy born in Atlantic City, NJ, Whitney Ullman of is known as a “go to” resource, content creator and influencer with established credibility in Atlantic City, The Jersey Shore, Philadelphia and the surrounding areas.

    Her approachable personality coupled with continuous positive coverage of all things entertainment, has earned her over 9 million views on the @gotowhitney & @thecitypulse social platforms.

    She created as a go-to lifeline for all things happening in the city, and has personally played an integral part in forging hundreds of professional connections through her network expertise.

  • Fr. Steve Curry

    Fr. Steve Curry

    Vice Echanson

    Stephen Curry is the youngest of 14 children from suburban Philadelphia.  He began his interest in oenology as a waiter at a fine dining restaurant, while he was an accounting student at Villanova University.  This curiosity segued into a passion as he traveled to many wine regions in France, Italy, Argentina, Chile, Germany, Spain, and the United States.  

    He enjoys organizing fine wine dinners and global excursions, hosting wine fundraisers for non-profit organizations, and sharing a glass of wine and cuisine with other epicureans. 

    He currently utilizes his doctorate degree in Education Leadership as a teacher and administrator at a South Jersey Catholic school.  Having studied Spanish in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and the Dominican Republic, he succors the Hispanic cultures.  

  • Ethel Lippman

    Ethel Lippman

    Vice Conseiller Gastronomic

    Dr. Ethel Lippman has over 40 experience in Chaine and is a leader within a Charter School.

  • Donna Buzby

    Donna Buzby

    Vice Chancelier Argentier

    Vice Chancelier Argentier

  • Scott Strenger

    Scott Strenger

    Vice Charge de Missions

    Vice Charge de Missions

  • LaRissa Cronick

    LaRissa Cronick

    Vice Charge de Missions

    LaRissa Cronick, a dedicated math and science educator, combines her love for exploration and cuisine. With nearly a decade of attending Chaine events, she officially became a member in 2022.

    LaRissa's gastronomic journeys have taken her to Michelin-starred restaurants
     in Paris and quaint Asian villages renowned for their exquisite King Cobra-infused dishes.