During his three decades as the head of marketing for Chick-fil-A, Steve Robinson was integrally involved in the company’s growth, and an architect of its innovative and distinct approach to connecting with customers. He recently wrote his first book, a memoir chronicling his time at the company, personal career and faith journey. Titled “Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A: How Faith, Cows and Chicken Built an Iconic Brand,” it details the important moments and pivotal decisions that helped turn Chick-fil-A into one of the most beloved and respected brands in the world. In advance of the book’s release, we asked Robinson to share more on his experiences and insights.
She’s an accomplished animal scientist, an author, an international speaker and the subject of an HBO documentary. And according to the New York Times, she may also be the world’s most famous person with autism. She was also recently named to the National Women’s Hall of Fame!
Each year, Chick-fil-A awards two types of scholarships to Team Members: True Inspiration Scholarships ($25,000) and Leadership Scholarships ($2,500). In 2019, more than 6,000 Chick-fil-A Team Members received a scholarship, which can be used at any accredited two- or four-year college, university, or technical/vocational school. Here’s what to know about both scholarships, at a glance.
Below are questions we get most often from Chick-fil-A Team Members (and potential Team Members). If you have a question that isn’t answered here, your local Chick-fil-A Operator will be happy to help. Or, you can reach out Scholarship America, Chick-fil-A’s scholarship partner, at 1-800-553-0030 or email@example.com.
Did you know that more than 85 colleges and universities offer tuition discounts and grants to Chick-fil-A Team Members, and sometimes their families, too? The list includes private institutions such as Boston University and Oglethorpe University; public research institutions like Purdue University; and many online universities and programs.
In the summer of 1948, Eddie White showed up for his first day of work at the Dwarf Grill in Hapeville, Georgia. The oldest of seven children, he felt a responsibility to help his parents support the family. The restaurant’s owner, Truett Cathy, had a similar story, and was glad to offer White a summer job.