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Tanya Hill-Holliday

2015 Speaker

TANYA HILL-HOLLIDAY is the proud owner and operator of 10 McDonald’s restaurants in and around Philadelphia. Hill-Holliday started her McDonald’s legacy as a part time crew person while working her way through college at Morgan State University. 13 positions and 26 years later, she purchased her 1st McDonald’s restaurant on the Main Line. This made her the first African American female to own on the Main Line. Today, she owns all the McDonald’s restaurants on the Main Line. In 2009, Hill-Holliday purchased the two McDonald’s restaurants on City Avenue, making another historical milestone, as the first African American female to own a McDonald’s restaurant inside the City of Philadelphia. Hill-Holliday has served numerous roles inside various divisions of the National Black McDonald’s Owners Association (NBMOA). Most recently, she was elected president of the North East Zone for the NBMOA. She is also a member of the National Association of Professional Women, serves on the multicultural advisory board for Rosemont College and is on a panel board for the Harriton High School. Hill-Holliday is the recipient of countless prestigious awards, including the McDonald’s President’s award, and most recently, was honored with the Women of Excellence award by WDAS 105.3FM.