Golden Opportunity:

Remarkable Careers that Began at McDonald's

Steve Plotkin

Steve Plotkin

Hired 1969

"We are always developing our people and moving them up the ladder, creating the next generation of leaders."

Steve Plotkin started his journey forty-three years ago with no particular plan in mind, assuming one day he’d get a “real job.” Today he has one—president of the West Division, responsible for nearly 4,300 restaurants and 647 franchisees covering six geographic regions in sixteen states, with about $9 billion in annual sales. That kind of continuity is rare in business but common at McDonald’s. Steve in particular is known for developing and promoting people through the ranks.

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