EPA head Scott Pruitt's Outreach to Chick-fil-A CEO on "a potential business opportunity"

In May 2017, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's executive scheduler reached out to Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy about "a potential business opportunity," which concerned his wife's employment.

To:

Hupp, Sydney[hupp.sydney@epa.gov]

From:

Julie Kritz

Sent:

Tue 5/23/2017 7:50:28 PM

Subject:

RE: Meeting with Administrator Scott Pruitt

Hi Sydney a Thank for your email. I would like to talk with you when you have a moment. I

just called but your voicemail is full. Please call my cell below when you have a moment.
Thanks!

Julie Kritz
Chick-fil-A, Inc. Support Center
404-831-4646 (c)

From: Hupp, Sydney [mailto:hupp.sydney@epa.gov]

Sent: Friday, May 19, 2017 12:11 PM
To: Julie Kritz <julie.kritz@cfacorp.com>

Subject: RE: Meeting with Administrator Scott Pruitt

Good to meet youvia email, Julie. Apologies for missing your call yesterday! The
Administrator would like to talk about a potential business opportunity with Mr. Cathy. Nothing
very pressing, just hoping to connect sometime in the next month or so.

Thank you!

Sydney Hupp
Executive Scheduler
Office of the Administrator
202.816.1659 (c)

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From: Evan Karanovich [mailto:evan.karanovich@cfacorp.com]

Sent: Thursday, May 18, 2017 11:16 AM
To: Hupp, Sydney <hupp.sydney@epa.gov>
Ce: Julie Kritz <julie.kritz@cfacorp.com>; Nicole Marchman
<nicole.marchman@cfacorp.com>

Subject: RE: Meeting with Administrator Scott Pruitt

Sydney-

Thank you again for coordinating further with Administrator Pruitt.

I want to further engage Julie Knitz, our Director for Regulatory and Government Affairs, as we
schedule time. Julie will be reaching out to learn more as we process the calendar moving
forward. Thank you for your assistance!

Evan

Evan Karanovich Executive Department Chick-fil-A, Inc.

5200 Buffington Road

Atlanta, GA 30349

W 404.305.3116 chick-fil-a.com

evan. karanovicn@cfacorp.com

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From: Dan T. Cathy

Sent: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 2:25 PM

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To: Evan Karanovich <evan.karanovich(@cfacorp.com>
Subject: Fwd: Meeting with Administrator Scott Pruitt

Thank you Evan!
Dan T. Cathy Customer Service Chick-fil-A, Inc.
5200 Buffington Road Atlanta, GA 30349
W 404.765.8008 C 404.697.3729
chick-fil-a.com

cathyfamily.com
dan.cathy@cfacorp.com
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From: "Hupp, Sydney" <hupp.sydney@epa.gov>
Date: May 16, 2017 at 1:28:05 PM EDT

To: "dan.cathy@chick-fil-a.com" <dan.cathy@chick-fil-a.com>
Subject: Meeting with Administrator Scott Pruitt

Goodafternoon Mr. Cathy,

Hopeful this email finds you well! Administrator Pruitt asked me to reach out to you and

see if you might be willing to get a time set up for the two of youto have a meeting. If
there is someone I can work with to help get that facilitated, I would greatly appreciateit.

Have a wonderful day!

Sydney Hupp

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Executive Scheduler
Office of the Administrator
202.816.1659 (c)

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