Natalie Luke

Director of Human Resources, Café Enterprises

Natalie currently serves as the Director of Human Resources for Café Enterprises. She has over ten years’ experience in human resources, specializing in talent solutions and strategy development. Natalie has been responsible for revolutionizing talent acquisition, notably during her years spent with Ignite Restaurant Group. Processes and procedures, such as talent assessments, behavioral interview structures and leveraging technology, were put into place significantly increasing retention. Her efforts in talent acquisition led to hiring and retaining a team responsible for significant growth and success for Ignite.

Natalie has used her knowledge and experience to implement similar procedures at Café Enterprises. In a little over a years’ time, the HR team at Café Enterprises launched several initiatives to increase applicant flow, retention and employee engagement, including a successful partnership with People Matter/Snagajob increasing applicant flow tenfold.

Natalie is a graduate of Texas A&M. She obtained her PHR certification in 2010 and more recently, her SHRM-SCP in March 2018.