|Loyola Marymount University, BA|
|Universiteit van Amsterdam, MA|
Caroline Alexa McBride is the Director of Business Development for Serafina Restaurant Group. Her duties include facilitating key aspects of domestic and international expansion and franchising, implementing development and marketing strategies, handling media and press, promoting all ten restaurants in the organization as well as Serafina food products, supervising viral marketing and managing websites on behalf of the New York based company which employs over 850 people. McBride is the former Chief Operating Officer of Behind the Burner, an online culinary company featuring expertise from leaders in the food and wine industry while offering promotional commerce opportunities for members. Before joining Behind the Burner, she was a licensed and bonded fundraiser in New York City and raised millions of dollars for local non-profits while at the helm of McBride Capital Campaigns and Events, Inc. McBride earned her B.A. in Political Science at Loyola Marymount University and holds an M.A. in International Relations from the Universiteit van Amsterdam where she studied as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar.