Owner/Operator, J-C’s McD’s Ltd.
Asian McDonald’s Operators Association
Jimmy Ferguson and his wife, Cindi, have owned and operated 23 McDonald’s restaurants in Austin, and other central Texas cities for the past 23 years. Prior to owning McDonald’s franchises, Mr. Ferguson held the position of assistant vice president and dean of students at Arkansas Tech University.
As a college administrator, Mr. Ferguson served the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) as the chairman of the board of directors and held an appointment by Gov. Bill Clinton to the Arkansas Governor’s Advisory Council on Volunteerism.
During his Career with McDonald’s, Mr. Ferguson has served as vice chair of the Asian McDonald’s Operators Association (AMOA) and West Division President for AMOA. Mr. Ferguson has also served as the chair of McDonald’s Asian Business Vision Team, president of Central Texas McDonald’s Operator’s Association, Chairman of McDonald’s Houston Region Leadership Council, member of West Division Leadership Council, member of National Leadership Council, and chair of the McDonald’s National Asian Consumer’s Marketing Team.
Mr. Ferguson is currently serving as the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Asian/Pacific Island American Chamber for commerce and Entrepreneurship, member of Board of Director for Asian/Pacific Island American Scholarship Fund, and a member of the Advisory Board for the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Ferguson and Cindi have three children. One is a practicing attorney in Dallas and two are McDonald’s owner/operators themselves in Austin.