Cynde Houston

CHDistrict Manager, MMI Dining Systems

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What year did you join the MMI family?  1996

What are three words you would use to describe the MMI family?  History. Family. Longevity.

What is a fun fact that you wouldn’t mind sharing with the world about yourself?  Cynde may have been born for the hospitality business.  She wanted to be a Broadway performer when she grew up, but she got her first job working in a bakery called Treats.  She’s been serving customers and making dining dreams come true ever since!

Cynde Houston is District Manager, responsible for College/School, Business/Industry and Healthcare clients of the Mississippi/Alabama Division of MMI Dining Systems.

She majored in Hotel & Restaurant Administration at the University of Southern Mississippi, before joining MMI Dining Systems in 1994 as Assistant Food Services Director for Belhaven College in Jackson, Mississippi. Her twenty-year career in the Food Service industry has included healthcare, catering, retail operations and marketing of food service equipment. Her passion, however, is College/School Food Services.

The key to Cynde’s successful management approach is her ability to build relationships with faculty, staff and guests. Her expertise in specialized meals has enabled her to create a food service program that meets diverse dietary needs. An extensive experiences in daily operations gives her the ability to train and support unit managers in developing a staff that can produce 100% customer satisfaction for MMI Clients.