Rudy is Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of CEC Entertainment, Inc., which has almost 18,000 employees at more than 700 owned or franchised Chuck E. Cheese’s and Peter Piper Pizza restaurants in 47 states and 12 foreign countries or territories.
Rudy manages a staff of three attorneys and one paralegal 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. Rudy graduated from Harvard Law School in 1990 after receiving a B.A. in Political Science from Texas A&M University.
He 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 lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife (who is an Executive Assistant City Attorney with the City of Dallas) and their two children.