2022 Hall of Fame Inductee
Retired, Founder & Owner, Kings Management Company
Graduate of Topeka High in 1959, Ralph King was the founder and owner of King’s Management Company. An award-winning organization that operated ten McDonald’s restaurant locations in the Kanas City Metro for over 30 years. His work with McDonald’s went beyond owning franchises, Mr. King was a brand ambassador, as well as served as Co-op President. Mr. King is also a passionate and active board member with the Ronald McDonald House Charities, including serving as the Director of Ronald McDonald Children’s Charity. Before he embarked on his entrepreneurial career, Mr. King completed his degree in Political Science at Washburn University, while also working at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Since his retirement in 2019, Mr. King continues to be involved within his community and serves as a board member of his church.