Michael A. Meoli
Leadership Delaware - Speakers
Michael A. Meoli - 2014, 2013
Chairman and CEO - The Meoli Companies
started honing his
business skills early - essentially growing up within the McDonald's franchise system.
grew up working in the restaurants his
family owned which helped him to develop strong business operations and financial management skills.
After graduating from Shepherd University with a degree in Hotel/ Restaurant management, Mike spent a brief time working in the hotel business in downtown Baltimore.
returned to working in his
family's Maryland-based McDonalds business full-time in 1987 and re-located to Delaware in 1991 to build his
own McDonald's portfolio.
As a second generation McDonald's Owner/Operator in Sussex County, Delaware, Mr. Meoli
has worked hard to capitalize on the opportunity his
father provided him within the McDonald's system.
currently owns and operates 6 McDonald's restaurants and is looking to add additional McDonald's units to the company portfolio within the next few years in various locations around Sussex County.
In 2000, Mr. Meoli
father branched out into the hotel business - opening their first property, the Hampton Inn
in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.
In 2006, they ushered their first guest into their second hotel, the Courtyard by Marriott
in Salisbury, Maryland.
Their restaurants and hotels have and continue to be recognized for their outstanding achievements for customer satisfaction, superb operations and great people development.
In 2012, Mike
was honored with McDonald's Corporation's
most prestigious Owner/Operator award - the Golden Arch Award - which is given to the top 1% of Owner/Operators worldwide.
Mr. Meoli is very active in his community, currently serving on the board of directors for the Beebe Medical Foundation and the Sussex County Advisory Board for WSFS bank.
He is a past president of the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce and a former Chairman of the Board for the Sussex Family YMCA.
also serves as Vice President of the Dresher Foundation
, a family foundation established by his
grandfather in 1988.
business field, Mike
is currently serving his
fellow McDonald's Owner/Operators in a number of different National, Divisional and Regional leadership positions within the McDonald's Corporation
wife Kelli have been married for 18 years and live in Rehoboth Beach, with their 3 children - Rachel, Lauren & Dylan