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10 Black Business Power Couples In Black History

  • Reggie and Rene Webb: Webb Family Enterprises (McDonald’s Franchisees). Rene and Reggie are best known as one of America’s most successful entrepreneurial couples. The Webb Family Enterprises was founded by 20 years ago the husband and wife team who now own 17 McDonald’s restaurants. Providing a legacy for future generations was part of the reason the couple became business owners. Reggie had worked12 years in McDonald’s corporate chain, including as a regional vice president, before deciding to own the golden arches franchise. He and his wife purchased two McDonald’s restaurants in Pomona, California in 1985 and steadily growing into master franchisees. Following in their parents footsteps, daughter Kiana Webb Severloh, owns three McDonald’s franchises and serves as chief operating officer for Webb Family Enterprises, while the Webbs’ oldest son Karim owns three Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar restaurants in Los Angeles. He also was named the 2014 Black Enterprise Small Business Award Franchise Company of the Year.

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