Jasmine Donovan, Executive Vice President & CFO at Dick’s Drive‑In Restaurants, “The Dick’s Drive‑In Story”
Jasmine Donovan, granddaughter of the founder and namesake of Dick’s Drive‑In Restaurants, Dick Spady, has worked at the business several times over the years, since she was sixteen years old. She started working full time on the executive team in 2013.
Jasmine graduated from Hillsdale College with a Bachelors’ degree in Mathematics and Chemistry in 2006. She joined the Navy after college and was assigned as an instructor at the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command in Charleston, SC. During her service, she was the Command Public Affairs Officer, earned her master training specialist certification, and was the division director of the enlisted physics teaching division. While in Charleston, Jasmine earned her Masters in Business, with an emphasis in Finance at Charleston Southern University.
Jasmine is on the board of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Mary’s Place, and the Forum Foundation, and she lives in North Seattle with her husband and two sons.