Better Together

Posted by on Mar 16, 2019 in Featured Stories, In the News | 0 comments

    I share this story on the premise, that all companies and organizations leverage the value their female teams bring to the business and community.  While working at McDonald’s, this partnership was solidified over many years.  I feel honored to have served as Chair of the US Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), representing the female staff for the US.  With the partnership between the corporate women and the female franchisees of the Women’s...

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Bezos – McDonald’s to Forbes

Posted by on Jan 23, 2018 in Author's Blog, Featured Stories | 0 comments

Many may not realize that Jeff Bezos started his work life in the kitchen of a McDonald’s restaurant. Several articles in the past 60 days speak to his continued MISSION to create efficiency. The recent purchase of Whole Foods along with innovation of the start-up company Blue Origin, accentuate his consumer insight and focus. In the Book ‘Golden Opportunity’, Jeff shared the following comment….. “You learn a lot as a teenager working at...

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From 1st McDonald’s employee of McDonald’s Mexico to President of McDonald’s Mexico

Posted by on May 29, 2016 in Featured Stories | 1 comment

From 1st McDonald’s employee of McDonald’s Mexico to President of McDonald’s Mexico

Who would have thought that a 24 year old Mexican with broken English, a second of seven children of a middle class family would have the opportunities that McDonald’s offered me? I was the first employee of McDonald’s Mexico in 1984. I eventually became the President of McDonald’s Mexico, the Chief Purchasing Officer of the US and Canada, President of Latin America, and ultimately, President and CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities. After a very...

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Golden Opportunity- Share your Story

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016 in Featured Stories | 1 comment

As we make our way through 2016, I have made the New Year’s Resolution to keep the story of ‘Golden Opportunity’ alive. I will do this by asking you to reach out to friends, colleges and McDonald’s Brand Ambassadors to tell their story. Whether they still work at McDonald’s or have moved on to follow their career passion, it would great to highlight their McDonald’s education and journey.

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