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Month: February 2019

Meet Wal-Mart SPOD Manager Khadiyah (Harvey) Jones

Meet Wal-Mart SPOD Manager Khadiyah (Harvey) Jones

By: Human Resource Manager Zakee Bailey Khadiya is originally from Greenwood, a very small town in Mississippi. Before she moved to Florida she used to work for a McDonald’s franchise in Mississippi for about two years. When Khadiya moved to Tampa she found both a job and a home at Caspers. Khadiya has two amazing sons, Imaria Harvey and Detorrence Harvey. Imari is 24 years old, and he is a manager for Caspers Company also. Datorrence Harvey is 21 years…

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Meet General Manager Heather Brim

Meet General Manager Heather Brim

Hello!! Please welcome to our ranks of general managers, Heather J. Brim.  What does the “J” stand for?  …Joy… This is such a fitting name as Heather is a JOY to be around and if you go into her restaurant at the Treasure Island location, it will immediately become apparent to you that she en”JOY”s her role there: taking care of the customers and coaching, motivating and training her crew and management team. Heather was born in Florida, growing up…

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Meet Hub Administrative Assistant Amanda Crabtree

Meet Hub Administrative Assistant Amanda Crabtree

In March of 2017, I was hired as a crew person at the Seffner location. Exactly one year later, I was promoted to shift manager and was given the responsibility of supporting the people department. I would pull applications for possible new hires and also attend the Brandon hub orientation when needed. Over time, my General Manager Zuelem Santiago noticed how much I enjoyed hub and started sending me more often where I continued to learn all the orientation duties…

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Student Day at The Florida State Fair 2019

Student Day at The Florida State Fair 2019

February 8, 2019 For the second year in a row, all Hillsborough County McDonald’s® Owner/Operators graciously sponsored the Student Day at The Fair. A big part of the sponsorship includes awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a student of exemplary character nominated by their teachers. In addition, each Hillsborough County student receives a FREE ticket for fair admission and a coupon for a FREE small Frappé or Smoothie from Hillsborough County McDonald’s. This year our scholarship award presentation took place on…

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Growing the McFamily in Jacksonville

Growing the McFamily in Jacksonville

By: Amanda DuBose, HR Communications Manager On May 1, 2018 Caspers Company expanded into the North Florida Co-Op by buying ten existing McDonald’s® locations. As we near completing eight months in Jacksonville and reflect, we realize we cannot wait until the one year anniversary to brag and celebrate the addition to our family. It all started with a busy month in May preparing and then taking over in June with help from ALL of our Tampa Bay area supervisors, and…

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Grand Re-Opening of Lem Turner Road McDonald’s

Grand Re-Opening of Lem Turner Road McDonald’s

Sunday, February 17, 2019 On February 17, 2019, we celebrated our Grand Re-Opening of our Lem Turner McDonald’s in Jacksonville. This is Caspers Company’s fourth such event since August of 2018. We have become very efficient with these (we think so)! From the wonderful Jacksonville crew to the management team to everyone else involved with operations, the day went off without a hitch. And we would be remiss if we did not mention the additional help we received from some…

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Happy Retirement, Janet Taylor!

Happy Retirement, Janet Taylor!

Caspers Company & Caspers Service Company Say Farewell After 40 Years By Vice President Valerie Henault Janet Taylor started with Caspers Company in 1973 at the age of 16.  She was a junior in high school, soon got married to her husband Terry, and then started a family.  Like a lot of us, it was just a job and a way to provide for her family but it soon became clear to her that Caspers was so much more than…

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Meet General Manager in Training Melissa King

Meet General Manager in Training Melissa King

By: Amanda DuBose, HR Communications Manager Our McFamily is filled with numerous outstanding contributors, diligent workers, and driven team members. Occasionally you hear a story and BOOM you just have to brag! I sat down with one of our GM trainees in Jacksonville a couple weeks ago to hear about how she accomplishes all of the above! Melissa King has been working for McDonald’s® for almost 14 years, and we were very excited when she chose to join the Caspers…

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Meet General Manager James Devoe

Meet General Manager James Devoe

Before becoming a part of the McDonald’s® family, I was in the Army for over twelve years. Then in 1995, I started as a crew person with McDonald’s. I have worked for three different owner/operators, but I am now part of Caspers Company and am the general manager of the Mandarin Wal-Mart location in Jacksonville. I graduated from high school in 1975 and from college in 1979. Then in the same year joined the military. Something I do for fun…

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Meet General Manager Richard Sharps

Meet General Manager Richard Sharps

Like a lot of the Caspers family, when I was sixteen I got my first job at McDonald’s®. At the age of nineteen I started my second job working in construction. I still kept working at McDonald’s and even got promoted to a shift manager during that time. I moved on from working in construction and worked as a technician at Canon, Inc. For over six years, I worked both jobs before moving to Florida in 2012, and continued to…

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