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Don Haynes

LDF Food Group, Inc.

Don was one of the founding board members of QSCC at its inception in 2010. He served as Vice Chairman of the Board from 2010 to 2012 and Chairman from 2013 to 2015 and is currently Treasurer.


Don's collaborative work with the QSCC's board and Wendy's senior leadership helped establish the co-op's founding relationship agreement, renegotiation of current beverage contracts, and renewal of the co-op's current relationship agreement with The Wendy's Company.


Don joined Wendy's in 1978 and became a franchisee in 1981 with Larry Fleming, purchasing restaurants in Wichita, Kansas and Amarillo, Texas. Larry and Don acquired the Tulsa, Oklahoma market from The Wendy's Company in 1993. Currently, LDF Food Group, Inc. operates 38 restaurants.


Don is President of three Designated Marketing Areas (DMA) and an active member of the Wendy's PAC. He is also a member of Wendy's Hall of Fame.

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