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1998 - Todd Blackwell

Monday, June 2, 2008   (0 Comments)
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Oklahoma Christian University is proud to feature Todd Blackwell in the Alumni Spotlights section of AlumNews. Todd graduated OC in 1998 and is currently a Consumer and Business Insights Manager for McDonald's USA LLC.

Degree(s)? Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma Christian University, Master of Business Administration, Oklahoma City University

Major? Marketing

What are you most known for? Leadership skills at church and work

What is your biggest personal or professional achievement so far? McDonald's Consumer and Business Insights Manager of the Year 2007

What is your proudest moment? The day I married my wife, Jennifer Jill Blackwell

What is the biggest professional or personal hurdle that you've overcome? Continuously convincing a skeptical audience that the consumer is always right.

Life's motto? "If everyone is thinking alike, someone isn't thinking." - General George Patton Jr

Your inspiration? My mother who passed away in 2005

Teamwork or fly solo? Don't have a choice in today's environment, I must do both

How do you plan to self improve? Reading my bible on a daily basis. Opening my mind to the global marketplace. Becoming less selfish.

What advice do you have for future generations? Don't send text messages on the job or you will get fired

Causes you support? Ronald McDonald House Charities

How do you spend your down time? Fantasy Football & Baseball, Playing tennis, traveling the world and reading anything that has to deal with religion, economics or investing

Passions and diversions? Passions: The desire to win. Diversions: The internet.

What are you working toward? Retiring before I am 50

How will you make your mark? I am not interested in making my mark on this world, I am interested in making my mark with God, that is my end goal.

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