Love the lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.
I am currently serving as Senior Vice President of Chick-fil-A, Inc. and President of Dwarf House, Inc., but Chick-fil-A has been a part of my life ever since I can remember.
Some of my earliest memories are of me working with my brother and sister at the original (Hapeville) Dwarf House - singing jingles, entertaining customers and picking up trash. I even spent some time scraping gum from underneath tables!
Along the way, I have worked in various capacities at several different restaurants. After graduating from college in 1975, I built three Chick-fil-A restaurants: Albany, Myrtle Beach, and Southlake Mall. From 1976 to 1980, I was the operator of the Southlake Mall Chick-fil-A and during those years, I truly developed my love of serving people.
Presently, I enjoy overseeing our Dwarf House and Truett's Grill restaurants as well as my foundation responsibilities such as, WinShape Homes, which are long-term foster homes; a team-building program called WinShape Wilderness; and WinShape Retreat, a marriage enrichment center on the campus of Berry College in Northwest Georgia.
These are all very important parts of my life, and I am grateful for the opportunities God has afforded me through my family and business, but there's more:
A husband. I have been married to my best friend, Cindy, for 36 years.
A father. Cindy and I have 6 children: Mark, James, Rachel, Seth, Luke and Matthew.
A grandfather. Cindy and I have 4 beautiful, wonderful, and smart grandchildren.
A Sunday school teacher. I have been teaching young couples at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro for more than 27 years.
A biker. I love to ride motorcycles with my wife, Cindy.
A sailor.I have been sailing for 25 years.