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Chick-fil-A Franchise Operator

Chick-fil-A Hamilton Mill & Dacula

Leadership Development Program


  • Bachelors Degree or in the last year of Bachelors Degree

  • Minimum Two Year Commitment

  • Seeking a full-time, “hands-on” business opportunity

  • Proven track record in business and/or personal leadership

  • Successfully managed your personal finances

  • Are a results-oriented self-starters who are interested in growing a business

How is Bob Garrett and his Leadership Program different than other Operators?

Bob's motto is “hire trustworthy people, then trust them.” -S. Truett Cathy. Bob runs his business by selecting top talent and then entrusting, empowering, and equipping them to perform with real responsibility. During leadership meetings, Bob helps his team identify goals. He then empowers his directors by giving them 100 percent freedom to pursue and create their own vision. From Operators to Senior Business Consultants, Bob goal is to equip each of them to make an impact wherever they are. He has created an environment that allows leaders to see the innermost workings of a Chick-fil-A Franchise. Store Directors will be allowed to make their own decisions and learn their own unique leadership styles. This level of leader development challenges everyone to never become stagnant or satisfied with mediocrity. Bob constantly invest in each of his employees not only at work, but also on a personal level. He genuinely cares about each of them as individuals and will do whatever he can do to help them reach their goals. Each leader who comes through the doors of Chick-fil-A Hamilton Mill & Dacula and moves on to become a Chick-fil-A Operator will be the best of the best. Bob has a proven track record of developing leaders who have moved on to either own their own Chick-fil-A restuarants or work full-time at the Chick-fil-a Support Center Corporate Office.

What is Bob's standard?

Bob holds his leaders to an extremely high standard. With his guidance, Bob allows his Store Directors to make 100 percent of the stores decsions. However, this is never taken lightly and with great power comes great responsibility. Bob believes that change is one of the most important concepts for a franchisee operator to grasp. He does not let up on his leaders because of his firm belief in teaching leaders the necessary tools required to overcome obstacles that arise in a busines. Bob always operates with a high level of intensity that will challengs anyone that joins our team. He will remove people from their comfort zones in order for them to become resilient leaders. This can make things chaotic at times but there is no better way to prepare someone for their next opportunity. 

What is the training timeline?

Our Leadership Development Program is a minimum two years committment. Within the first six months you were learn every position within the store. If a candidates progression is on track, they will be moved into a manager or store director role. Around the candiates two year mark you will be reviewed on current progression and leadership capabilities. From there the decision will be made whether you can moved into our coporate Leadership Development Program, have the ability to apply as an external candidate, or continue to work along side Bob.

What does our compensation package inlcude?​

We offer competitve pay with possiblity for growth and added incentive pay, health insurance contributions, free uniforms, and paid time off.


How to apply?​

Please email for more information on application and interview process.

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1. Disciplined

These individuals are focused on making their businesses work, and eliminate any hindrances or distractions to their goals. They have overarching strategies and outline the tactics to accomplish them. Successful entrepreneurs are disciplined enough to take steps every day toward the achievement of their objectives.

2. Confidence

The entrepreneur does not ask questions about whether they can succeed or whether they are worthy of success. They are confident with the knowledge that they will make their businesses succeed. They exude that confidence in everything they do.


3. Open Minded

Entrepreneurs realize that every event and situation is a business opportunity. Ideas are constantly being generated about workflows and efficiency, people skills and potential new businesses. They have the ability to look at everything around them and focus it toward their goals.

4. Self Started

Entrepreneurs know that if something needs to be done, they should start it themselves. They set the parameters and make sure that projects follow that path. They are proactive, not waiting for someone to give them permission.

5. Competitive

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6. Creative

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7. Determination

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8. Communication

The entrepreneur has strong communication skills to sell the product and motivate employees. Most successful entrepreneurs know how to motivate their employees so the business grows overall. They are very good at highlighting the benefits of any situation and coaching others to their success.

9. Strong Work Ethic

The successful entrepreneur will often be the first person to arrive at the office and the last one to leave. They will come in on their days off to make sure that an outcome meets their expectations. Their mind is constantly on their work, whether they are in or out of the workplace.

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Passion is the most important trait of the successful entrepreneur. They genuinely love their work. They are willing to put in those extra hours to make the business succeed because there is a joy their business gives which goes beyond the money. The successful entrepreneur will always be reading and researching ways to make the business better. Successful entrepreneurs want to see what the view is like at the top of the business mountain. Once they see it, they want to go further. They know how to talk to their employees, and their businesses soar as a result.

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