Nicole Enearu owns and operates 18 McDonald’s restaurants in the Greater L.A./Compton area.
After earning her BA in Psychology and MA in Educational Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and a decade-long career in social services, Nicole Enearu decided to join her mother as a McDonald’s Owner-Operator. After she and her sister completed training in McDonald’s Next Generation program, they now own and operate 18 restaurants in the Greater Los Angeles/Compton area. An active member of her local community and church, Nicole is dedicated to supporting and improving the lives of those who work and live in the neighborhoods that her restaurants serve, including sponsoring holiday toy drives and hosting fundraisers for local schools.
Nicole’s work within McDonald’s has earned her numerous awards, such as Quality Customer Experience and Delivering the Promise Through People. Additionally, she serves on various leadership boards, including the Board of Directors for the National Black McDonald’s Operators Association (NBMOA), Regional WON Board of Directors and People Team. In December 2016, her fellow Owner/Operators elected her as Chair of the Southern California Regional Leadership Council, making her the first female African-American to hold this position. Currently she serves on the Board of Directors for McDonald’s – Southern California Region.