Harry L. Staley
Harry L. Staley is the owner and operator of McDonald’s, Anna’D. Foods, Inc.
With an interest in technology, which was spurred by the passage of the Telecommunications Act of 1996—allowing small business market entry, Harry Staley established Prime Business Solutions to build sales in local and long-distance telephone services and Internet access to small and mid-sized businesses. Mr. Staley was also chairman and chief information officer for Omega Technologies, Inc., where he positioned Omega as a prime contractor and industry partner for the U.S. General Services Administration on four government-wide acquisition contracts. In addition to his work in telecommunications, he and his wife are owner/operators of seven McDonald’s franchises in New Jersey and members of the National Black McDonald’s Operators Association (NBMOA). He is also active in the McDonald’s Children’s Charities programs.
Mr. Staley is a 1988 graduate of Excelsior College with a major in political science. He earned a Master of Arts from Webster University in1998 in computer resources and information management. He also earned a post-graduate Executive Master’s Certificate from the University of Maryland University College and professional certification from the U.S. General Services Administration, GSA CIO University for the designation of Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Mr. Staley is an expert member of the Business Technology Management Institute, a member of Leadership Greater Washington, and member Board of Trustees at Excelsior College.