James N. Plamondon
A graduate of the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Plamondon received his B. A. degree in 1985; he graduated with honors from the George Washington University’s National Law Center in 1988.
Mr. Plamondon was an associate at the law firm of Fulbright & Jaworski from 1988 to 1990. He then served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia from 1990 to 1995.
He joined Plamondon Enterprises in 1995 and later assumed the role of General Counsel and Director of Administration. In April 1998, Mr. Plamondon and his brother, Pete, Jr., purchased the company from their parents and are now Co-Presidents for the company, which operates eighteen (18) Roy Rogers Restaurants and owns the Roy Rogers trademark and franchise system. Jim and his brother also own Plamondon Hospitality Partners and operate five Marriott brand hotels; a Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, a Courtyard by Marriott, and a Residence Inn by Marriott in Frederick and a SpringHill Suites by Marriott and Courtyard by Marriott in Hagerstown.
Mr. Plamondon is a member of the Maryland Bar Association; a member of the Board of Directors (1997-present), and past President (1999-2000), for Families Plus! in Frederick, Maryland; a member of the Board of Directors (2002-present) and President (2006-present) for the Restaurant Association of Maryland; a past member of the Maryland Hospitality Education Foundation (1999-2001); and a member of the Board of Directors of Frederick BrickWorks. He was Co-Chair of the Campaign Executive Committee for St. John’s Regional Catholic Elementary School (2000-2005) and is currently a board member and Co-Chair of the Campaign Leadership Committee for St. John’s Catholic Prep. In 2005 he was awarded the McElroy Award by Friends of Catholic Education and in 2007 Families Plus! Honored him with the Reinberger Award.