Dave Thomas: Great American Entrepreneur

Economics / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
A look at the life, including the humble beginnings, of Dave Thomas, founder of the multi-billion dollar fast food chain Wendy’s.

`Dave Thomas, founder of Wendy’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers, has been called `a living legend of American business. (Washington Speaker’s Bureau)” He is most certainly one of the greatest American entrepreneurs of all time. From humble beginnings, Wendy’s has become a six billion-dollar international corporation (Washington Speaker’s Bureau). Dave Thomas has become one of the most recognized people in America. His influence reaches even to Congress where many of his adoption initiatives have become law (Wendy’s homepage). Dave has won numerous restaurant industry awards and honors and has been asked to speak at numerous universities including Duke, Ohio State, and Clemson (Adguide’s College Recruiter Employment Site). All of his accomplishments are found to be impressive considering that he began with nothing. ”


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