We look forward to seeing each of them continue to excel in their expanded leadership roles as they help Whataburger move forward in this next phase of growth," said Whataburger Chief Executive Officer Preston Atkinson.
has focused on its fresh, made-to-order burgers and friendly customer service since 1950 when Harmon Dobson opened the first Whataburger
as a small roadside burger stand in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Dobson gave his
restaurant a name he
hoped to hear customers say every time they took a bite of his
made-to-order burgers: "What a burger!