Meet The Board

Meet The Board

Our Board of Directors are dedicated to improving New Hampshire’s communities through philanthropic collaboration and volunteerism.


Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Great NH Restaurants and a lifelong resident of New Hampshire. Lisa graduated with a B.A. in Communication from UNH at Manchester.

As CAO for Great NH Restaurants, Lisa oversees the management of Accounting, Human Resource, Payroll, Marketing, Training, and Community Outreach for the nine Great NH Restaurants (T-BONES, CJ’s, Cactus Jack’s, and Copper Door) as well as T-BONES Meats, Sweets & Catering, Bedford Center Rd. Condo Association, and several small realty companies.

Lisa is passionate for the health, well being, and enrichment of children; she has volunteered for Salvation Army’s Kids Café, Salvation Army’s Annual Toys for Tots, Merrimack Youth Association’s soccer program and several volunteer-run activities at Thornton’s Ferry Elementary.

Lisa offers Great NH Restaurants’ Charitable Trust excellent organizational skills, financial expertise, and a knack for marketing and corporate branding.

Tom Boucher

Tom Boucher

Tom Boucher graduated from Merrimack College with a Bachelor’s Degree in 1987. He earned a full academic scholarship to attend Villanova University, but forwent this opportunity because he fell in love with the restaurant business. Over the next five years, he worked his way up through T-BONES, as a food server, dining room manager, head kitchen manager, and finally to general manager. Tom was then brought on as a founding partner of Cactus Jack’s, which opened in 1995. He held the store’s general manager position until 1998, when he took on additional responsibilities as the director of marketing and subsequently director of operations for T-BONES, CJ's, & Cactus Jack’s.

In 2004, Tom became CEO and has been providing strong leadership and entrepreneurial vision that has guided the Company’s 4 restaurant brands totaling 9 restaurants to its current success. Most recently he has broadened his innovative business approach by opening T-BONES Meats, Sweets & Catering,  a commissary, and creating Great NH Restaurants’ own non-profit, www.FEEDNH.org. Tom’s vision is to become the premier restaurant company in New Hampshire for guests and employees alike.

Nicole Barreira

Nicole Barreira

Chef Nicole Barreira has been a part of the Great NH Restaurant team since 2006. She is the Director of Marketing & Menu Development for the company and Nicole participates in many events on behalf of Great NH Restaurants through public appearances. She is also very involved with customer relations and communications.

Nicole holds degrees in Culinary Arts, a BA in Hospitality Administration, Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership and a Master’s Certificate in Marketing.

Chef Nicole is dedicated to feeding kids more healthfully and was an inaugural partner in the National Restaurant Association’s Kids LiveWell ™. She is involved with many charitable projects and non-profits in the state, spends much time at local charitable food events and visits many schools in NH on a regular basis teaching the students cooking and nutrition skills.

Mark Fenske

Mark Fenske

In the late 1970's, Mark started as a line cook with TGI Fridays in Boston. He managed TGIF for several years and came to the conclusion that working for a corporate chain was a recipe of corporate nonsense, way too impersonal and uncaring.

Shortly after, he teamed up with two others to open T-BONES Great American Eatery and Drinkery in Salem, NH, in 1984. It has remained a monumental success.

Tanya Randolph

Tanya Randolph

Tanya Randolph has her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire. She has experience working with veterans as well as the refugee community and is passionate about having a local community impact. Tanya has been the Ambassador of Philanthropy and Community Outreach for Great NH Restaurants and FEEDNH.org since 2012.

Carolyn Leary

Carolyn Leary

Carolyn Leary is the owner and Founder of Carolyn Leary Events, a full-service event planning company focusing on design, planning, and execution of corporate, social and non-profit events. Prior to opening her business, Carolyn was the Vice President at the Greater Manchester Chamber.

Carolyn also serves on the advisory council for Breakthrough Manchester and Gov. Sununu’s Millennial Advisory Council, and recently completed board service with the Manchester Young Professionals. Carolyn is a great addition to the FEEDNH.org board and we are looking forward to her assisting in growing our mission and continuing the impactful work of FEEDNH.org.

Bill Jean

Bill Jean

Bill is the Director of Business Development for Fulcrum Associates, a Construction Management firm located in Southern, NH. A lifelong resident of New Hampshire, Bill has resided in Bedford for the past 35 years, where he and his wife raised their two daughters. He has been very active in the Bedford community having served on many boards, committee’s and commissions including holding elected office as a Town Councilor. Bill is a licensed realtor and currently serves on the board of directors for NH Commercial Investment Board of Realtors (NHCIBOR), NHCIBOR Cares, the charitable arm of NHCIBOR and committee seats for Plan NH and the Town of Bedford. Bill is excited to have recently joined the FEEDNH.org board to take part in forwarding the mission of FEEDNH.org.
Lorrie Determann

Lorrie Determann

Lorrie T. Determann, is the owner and President of LTD Company, a full-service ad agency, marketing and public relations firm. Her team has created and produced some of the largest non-profit special events in New Hampshire, including the Granite State Duck Race for the Boys & Girls Club, Bras Across The River for the Breast Cancer Coalition, and Table Talk for the Palace Theatre.

She created the first ever statewide Restaurant Week in New Hampshire for the NHLRA, with a mission to elevate the image of New Hampshire as a premier dining destination.

Representing numerous clients in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, in 2013 she was given the Advertising and Public Relations Award by the New Hampshire Travel Council. LTD Company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Bedford, NH.

Raquel Gawron

Raquel Gawron

Raquel Gawron works as a Marketing Coordinator for Great NH Restaurants. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of New Hampshire where she spent much of her time involved in community action. Raquel is committed to poverty alleviation and supporting our local New Hampshire Communities.

Donna Swanson-Guimond

Donna Swanson-Guimond

Donna Swanson-Guimond graduated with a degree in Marketing from American International College. She has spent her career in financial services ranging from mortgage and small business lending to retail banking. Donna has sat on fundraising committees for the Alzheimer’s Association, Angel Flight NE and Greater Bedford Womenade. She has been a member of the Rotary Club of Bedford since 2013 and has chaired both the Road Race and Trail Race committees which are the leading events for the club’s fundraising efforts. Donna is excited to have recently joined the FEEDNH.org board to take part in making a difference in New Hampshire.

Sean Lynch

Sean Lynch

Born and raised in New Hampshire, Sean graduated from the University of New Hampshire Whittemore School of Business in 2007 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. While at UNH, Sean was a member of the nationally ranked football team and received Academic All-Conference honors. Since joining the team in 2008, Sean passed his Series 7 and 66 exams and received his insurance license as well as the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation. Most recently, in June of 2019, Sean was selected into the Manchester Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class of 2020. Away from the office, Sean enjoys spending time at home with his wife, Megan, and their two boys, Sawyer and Tanner. As a family, they enjoy everything New England has to offer, including trips to the seacoast, football games at UNH, hitting the slopes and the occasional round of golf.