Emily Bridwell

Talent Attraction Manager, KFC US

Emily is the Talent Attraction Manager at KFC US (Yum Brands) where she leads corporate recruiting, employment marketing and restaurant employee recruitment platforms. Emily joined Yum! Brands in 2008 as a Communications Specialist. After various experiences and partnerships, Emily discovered a love for HR and changed career paths. Emily’s passion for Talent Management developed through Field HR roles, where she supported KFC Restaurant Leaders in staffing, employee relations and bench planning, and a HR Business Partner role where she partnered with Executives and Coaches to support workforce planning, development, and employee engagement. Emily holds a B.A. in Strategic Communications from the University of Kentucky, M.B.A from Indiana Wesleyan University, P.H.R. certification and is a member of the Women’s Food Service Forum.