Reggie Webb, Founder, Chairman
Reggie Webb was born in South Bend, Indiana in 1948. During his early years he lived in Fort Hood, Texas and Madison, Arkansas. In 1959 he moved with his grandmother to south central area of Los Angeles where he grew up attending public schools.
Reggie joined the U.S. Coast Guard in 1966, and after being honorably discharged began his career working in the war on poverty, ultimately advancing to a department management position with the Greater LA Community Action Agency. He went on to join McDonald's Corporation in 1973. Within a year he advanced into middle management with the company, beginning his meteoric rise in the company. In 1978 he was named Director, National Operations Department and relocated to the corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, IL. He move back to LA in 1980 to lead the LA region as Regional Manager, and was elevated to Vice President in 1982.
In 1985 Reggie became a McDonald's franchisee when he purchases two restaurants in Pomona. His company has grown to operate 17 restaurants from Baldwin Park to Colton including in the cities of Claremont, La Puente, Montclair, Ontario and San Bernardino in addition to Pomona.
He has served in many elected franchisee leadership positions, including Chairman, National Black McDonald's Operator Association; Chairman, National Leadership Council (representing all McDonald's franchises in the U.S.); Founding Chairman, Global Operator Leadership Council (representing McDonald's franchisees worldwide).
Reggie has served on many Boards of Directors over his career including the Los Angeles Urban League, Pomona Valley Hospital, and, the Los Angeles County Fair Association.
Reggie and his wife Rene were married in 1971. They have three children, Karim, Kiana, and Kyle, and six grandchildren. Reggie earned his pilot’s license in 1989 and pilots his plane all over the US and Mexico. He is an avid golfer, and enjoys deep sea fishing.