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food service executive

Jerry Don Smith, American food service executive.

Background

Smith, Jerry Don was born on June 21, 1940 in Cincinnati. Son of Clarence E. and Victoria Lynn (Roberts) Smith.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Economics, University Cincinnati, 1967. Postgraduate, University Chicago, 1968. Postgraduate, Illinois Center College, 1978.

Career

Finance analyst, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Chicago, 1967-1970;manager administration, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Chicago, 1970-1975;manager systems marketing, International Business Machines Corporation Corporation, Peoria, 1975-1981;owner, operator, McDonald's Restaurants, Dallas, since 1981;president, JVS Enterprises Inc., since 1982;president, JVS Management Company, Inc., since 1985. Instructor Illinois Center College, 1975-1976. Consultant Small Business Development Center, Dallas, 1990-1991.

Board directors Dallas-Fort Worth Advertising Association, 1992-1993. Speaker in field; vice president North Texas Advertising Association, 1995-1996.

Membership

Board of directors Interfaith Job Search Council, Dallas, 1990-1991, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Dallas, 1990-1991. Facilator Restart, Inc., Dallas, 1989-1991. Board directors Ministry to Men Foundation, Memphis, 1996.

Member Republican Presidential TaskForce, Washington, 1984-1985. Member North Texas Advertising Association (Vice-President 1995-1996), North Texas Speakers Association, Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce, United States Chamber of Commerce.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: public speaking, fishing, golf, travel, men's ministry.

Connections

Married Vicki Ann Speer, March 7, 1959. Children: Jeffrey, Kimberly.

father:
Clarence E. Smith

mother:
Victoria Lynn (Roberts) Smith

spouse:
Vicki Ann Speer

child:
Jeffrey Smith

child:
Kimberly Smith