Susan M. Durlak

Owner/operator, McDonald’s

Susan M. Durlak is a McDonald’s franchisee, owning 10 restaurants located in the Greater Richmond area. As the owner/operator, she employs 570 team members and serves more than 4.6 million guests annually. Durlak gives back to the community through donations, school and church partnerships, sponsorships and local store marketing.

She currently serves as president of the board of the Richmond Ronald McDonald House. In addition, she spearheaded and chairs the RMHC “Red Shoe Rendezvous,” the organization’s largest annual fundraiser, which has raised more than $1,813,000 to date.