Residential Director of Operations
Fadia Judeh

I'm from South Side of Chicago. I joined Loyola Dining because I'm passionate about providing memorable service and working with a team to deliver excellence!

Retail Director of Operations
Kimberly Baker

My name is Kimberly Baker, I have over 20 years of management experience in food service and customer service industry. I have 4 children ranging from 4 to 23 years of age. In my spare time I enjoy reading the Bible, attending church services, hanging with family and friends, and skating.

South Side Food Service Director
Ricardo Plascencia

I was born and raised in the Southeast side of Chicago, and yes, that’s what the area is called. I am Mexican American, who loves Mexican food but open to other foods. I started here about 10 years ago as a catering attendant, from there I developed a love for Culinary.

Danielle Halbert
Damen Food Service Director
Danielle Halbert

The newest addition to the Loyola Dining Team, Danielle, is excited to join the Damen Residential Team and meet all our wonderful guests!

Retail Food Service Director
Brian Solomon

He has been with Aramark for 6 years; his journey started in Denver, Colorado working in Sports and Entertainment at Coors Field (Colorado Rockies) and Pepsi Center (Avalanche, Nuggets), beginning as a field-level Supervisor and working up to Warehouse Manager. In 2019, Brian was allowed to change departments, moved to Higher Education as Lead Retail Supervisor for F.I.T (Fashion Institute of Technology), moved on to Manhattan College in 2020, and became Food Service Manager at St. Peter's University in 2021.

When he is not working on assisting his employees or the job at hand, Brian is an avid Sports fan and Music Concert Attendee.

Damen Food Service Manager
Norberto Rodriguez

I'm from Chicago, born and raised. I began working in the food industry while going to school and eventually lead me into the career path I am on today. I've worked with Aramark for over 8 years, started in Business Dining sector and wanted to take on the challenge of coming to Higher Education when I came to Loyola in 2019.

Food Service Manager
Azra Sivac

Azra has been with Loyola Dining since 2009. She loves to spend her summer traveling to her home country of Bosnia.