David Fenner was named Director of R&D of Carvel Ice Cream in November 2011. Fenner has over 20 years of operations and training experience as well as, research and development experience. Most recently Fenner was the Director of Training/Culinary and Field Support for the Flying Biscuit where he was responsible for the development of test menu items and directing the launch of all new products through strategy, research and market testing. David’s food service career includes Director of Culinary Operations for Shorty’s Mexican Road House and an Executive Chef for the National Porter Inn. David is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University. David resides in the Atlanta area with his wife and daughter.