Golden Opportunity:

Remarkable Careers that Began at McDonald's

Cody Teets

Cody Teets

Hired 1980

"Shoot for the moon. Even if you fall short, you will land among the stars."

The author's first real job was at a hot dog stand across the street from a McDonald's, when she was fourteen years old. Like many of the people in her book, she grew up in modest circumstances with a strong work ethic that has guided her from flipping burgers to her present position as vice president and general manager of the company's Rocky Mountain region, responsible for nearly 800 restaurants.

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