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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 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 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 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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Meet Project Management Office & Deployment Lead Joe Vlah

Meet Project Management Office & Deployment Lead Joe Vlah

For almost 32 years, I have worked several different jobs within the McDonald’s® system. When I was just fifteen years old, I started out as a crew person in New York and have worked my way through many levels of operations up to being a general manager. I have also worked under Human Resources, Administrative Operations, and Deployment, so I certainly have a wide range of experience within our business. Now, for Caspers Company I am employed as a project…

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Meet General Manager Demetria Oatman

Meet General Manager Demetria Oatman

In 1996, I started with McDonald’s® as a crew person and from there, continued to work my way up to become a general manager. Then, in 2012 I moved to Jacksonville, and I am now the general manager of the Chaffee Road McDonald’s #22231. I am also a mother to two girls who I adore very much.

Meet General Manager Shonda Holley

Meet General Manager Shonda Holley

In 2003, I joined the McDonald’s® family as a crew person and started working in the grill. Within six months I was promoted to a shift manager and then began my extended career with McDonald’s. I have worked for numerous owner/operators and have also worked for McDonald’s Corporation. I am originally from Georgia, but in 2015 I moved to Jacksonville and began working for an independent owner/operator. In May 2018, Caspers Company became my new family, and it has been…

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Meet General Manager Maggie Scott

Meet General Manager Maggie Scott

In 2007, I started working for McDonald’s® but before that, I worked for Taco Bell as a general manager for five years. Now, I am the general manager of the Mandarin location in Jacksonville. Currently, I am married to my wonderful husband, Ronald Scott, and I am also a loving mother of four. I also have two grandsons and will soon have two granddaughters in the upcoming months. I attended college at the University of Phoenix and received my degree…

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Meet General Manager Angela Kirksey

Meet General Manager Angela Kirksey

I am originally from Tifton, Georgia but came down to visit my family in Florida one year and had such an amazing time that I just never left. I went in for an interview at McDonald’s® and was hired as a crew person for the morning shift. After 29 years, I am still here. Over the years, I have worked for McDonald’s Corporation and a handful of owner/operators, and the journey since has been such an experience. Since working for…

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