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Meet Our Leadership Team

The leaders at Chick-fil-A 9 Mile has a solid foundation
and a deep understanding of the Chick-fil-A business
that establishes the culture of our restaurant.

Meet Robert Barnes


Robert Barnes moved to Pensacola from Nashville in 2001 to open the 9 Mile Road location of Chick-fil-A. Over the past 20 years, Robert has made an impact in Pensacola and the surrounding area, not only through his team and the guests they serve every day, but also through the various leadership positions he holds our community. He serves on the Board of Governors at Trinitas Christian School and is a board member of the Northwest Florida Foundation and the Pensacola Chamber of Commerce. He and his wife Connie are active members of McIlwain Presbyterian Church and are proud parents to three sons, Gary (Bethany), Josh, and Bryce, and they have one granddaughter, Poppy.
As the owner of Chick-fil-A 9 Mile Road, Robert understands the value of mentoring and developing each and every team member he employs. He desires to mentor and develop them beyond the necessary skills required to work in the restaurant and serve the guests. Robert and his Leadership Team put a great deal of focus on producing a new generation of highly motivated and professional leaders.
Questions for CFA 9 Mile Road?
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Tony DeLuca

Operations Director

Tony DeLuca graduated from Pensacola Christian College (PCC) with a Bachelor of Science degree in 2009 and from Pensacola Graduate School with a Master’s in Educational Leadership in 2014. He served as a College representative from 2009 – 2011 and visited 38 out of 50 states recruiting for PCC. In 2011 He became Promotions Event Supervisor and later Promotions Director in 2016. In August of 2018, Tony joined Chick-fil-A 9 Mile Road in the FasTrak Manager Program and in January 2019 promoted to Operations Director. Tony and his wife Valerie have 4 children – 2 boys and 2 girls. They love going to the beach together, working out and going for bike rides. Tony is working toward becoming a Chick-fil-A Operator in the future to further pursue his passion for mentoring and developing others and having an influence on his community.
Questions for our Operations Director?
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Rhonda Felts

Business Growth Director

Rhonda Felts graduated from the University of South Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She started working for Chick-fil-A 9 Mile Road as the Business Growth Director in January 2018 after serving in the same position for Hemingway’s restaurant for over 15 years. Rhonda is married to Allen and they have three beautiful little girls. She has a passion for developing others by living out her personal mission statement to glorify God by helping others grow personally, professionally and spiritually.
Questions for our Business Growth Director?
Send an email to Rhonda Felts  >

Jasmine Norris

Operations Supervisor (AM)

Proudly serving our Chick-fil-A guests since 2017

Devin Walker

Operations Supervisor (Mid-Day)

Proudly serving our Chick-fil-A guests since 2014

Aaron Morrissey

Operations Supervisor (PM)

Proudly serving our Chick-fil-A guests since 2015

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