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Month: February 2019

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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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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Meet General Manager Craig Lightfoot

Meet General Manager Craig Lightfoot

I started with McDonald’s® as a crew person when I was just sixteen years old, then two years later was promoted to a shift manager. In 2014, I became a general manager at the age of twenty-one and worked for McDonald’s Corporation until 2016 when I moved to Jacksonville to work for an independent owner/operator. Two years later, Caspers Company took over, and it has been the best thing to happen to all of us. I was born in Tallahassee…

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Meet Area Supervisor Jerod Jones

Meet Area Supervisor Jerod Jones

In 2005, I started with Caspers Company in Tallahassee as a crew person. From there, I was able to work my way up to becoming the general manager of the North Monroe location. After Caspers sold the stores they had in Tallahassee, I worked for McDonald’s® Corporation as an area supervisor for about five years. In 2016, I then moved to Jacksonville to continue my career with a different owner/operator. I am a father of four children, two boys and…

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