Susan O’Connor graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and began her career as a Certified Public Accountant. For the last 29 years, she has been a business owner as a franchisee with McDonald’s. She is the president of O’Connor Management Group, which oversees seven local McDonald’s Franchises that she and her husband, John, own in the Great Southern Region. She remains actively involved in the day-to-day operations of the business.
Within the McDonald’s Corporation, Mrs. O’Connor has served on many boards, including Operator National Advertising Board (OPNAD), McDonald’s Administrative Council, and Great Southern Regional Leadership Board.
Mrs. O’Connor currently serves as Chair of the National Operator Insurance Team (NOIT), Board member of MOOIC, Board member of Gulf Coast Community Bank, Board member of Every Child A Reader in Escambia County, and Board member of the Florida Small Business Development Center.