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food service executive

Jerry Don Smith, American food service executive.


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


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


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.


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.


  • Other Interests

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


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

Clarence E. Smith

Victoria Lynn (Roberts) Smith

Vicki Ann Speer

Jeffrey Smith

Kimberly Smith