100-unit Sonic franchisee Buddy McClain Courtesy of Sonic

100-unit Sonic franchisee sees power in expansion

Franchisee executive gets workforce enthusiastic with growth

Expanding job opportunities has helped 100-drive-in franchisee MVP Sonics recruit, retain and promote staff members, the CEO of the franchise group says.

Buddy McClain, CEO of the Ridgeland, Miss.-based franchise group, said the company will soon open its 101st Sonic restaurant in Seabreeze, Fla., a debut delayed by September’s Hurricane Irma.

The franchise group, which McClain created in 1978 with business partner Bruce Vaughn, now employs 4,500 people, and MVP Sonics c

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