Golden Opportunity:

Remarkable Careers that Began at McDonald's

James Collins

James Collins

Hired 1976

"Do good when no one else is watching because you never know where your blessings are going to come from."

James Collins grew up in Cleveland where he was urged as a young man to get a good union job, only to discover the downside of factory work when the factories began to close. He found his calling in the McDonald’s system. Today he is a corporate officer. His journey was aided by mentors in the company who saw more in him than he saw in himself. He also credits networking with other African-American McDonald’s employees to learn how to navigate a corporate world his parents and grandparents had never known.

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