Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary at CEC Entertainment, Inc.
Rudy is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of CEC Entertainment, Inc., which has almost 18,000 employees at more than 750 owned or franchised Chuck E. Cheese’s and Peter Piper Pizza restaurants in 47 states and 12 foreign countries or territories. Rudy manages the Legal Department staff in providing strategic legal business advice to the Company’s Board of Directors, officers, and managers; his organization also includes the Company’s Risk Management, Internal Audit, and Licensing groups.
A graduate of Texas A&M University and Harvard Law School, Rudy has practiced commercial and employment litigation at several Dallas law firms, as well as for the legal departments of American Airlines and J.C. Penney Corporation. He was Vice President and General Counsel of American Eagle Airlines from 2000 to 2003. Rudy serves on several nonprofit boards of directors and is also active in industry organizations. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife (who is an Executive Assistant City Attorney with the City of Dallas) and their two children.