Hudson was named chairman of Sonic Corp. in January 2000, and has been chief executive officer (CEO) of Sonic Corp. since April 1995. Prior to that time, he served the company in a variety of capacities, including general counsel, chief financial officer and chief operating officer.
During Hudson’s tenure as CEO of SONIC, systemwide sales have grown from $880 million to $4.5 billion. The company’s enterprise value (the public value of its common stock plus debt) has grown from approximately $200 million to more than $2.0 billion.
Hudson has been affiliated with many nonprofit and community activities. He served as chairman of the board of directors of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), a presidential appointment, from 1994-2001. He served as chairman of the Oklahoma City School Board from 2001-2008, a position created in 2000 as part of a $530 million turnaround of a 40,000 student, inner-city Oklahoma City Public School system, for which he received the 2012 David T. Kearns Award for Excellence and Innovation in Education. He currently serves as trustee of the Ford Foundation (New York) and is a past chairman of the board of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He currently serves as the chairman of the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools.
|Date||Type||Shares Traded||Price Range|
|Dec 21, 2016||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,840||n/a|
|Oct 26, 2016||Disposition (Non Open Market)||840||n/a|
|Aug 10, 2016||Disposition (Non Open Market)||145,472||28.34|
|Aug 10, 2016||Option Execute||235,644||8.74|
|Jun 16, 2016||Disposition (Non Open Market)||840||n/a|
|May 31, 2016||Disposition (Non Open Market)||7,370||n/a|
|Apr 5, 2016||Sell||42,421||35.22|
|Apr 4, 2016||Sell||51,320||35.30 - 35.32|
|Mar 18, 2016||Disposition (Non Open Market)||2,000||n/a|
|Jan 13, 2016||Option Execute||127,501||10.15 - 19.30|
|Jan 13, 2016||Disposition (Non Open Market)||76,869||29.58|
|Dec 22, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||500||n/a|
|Dec 15, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||3,400||n/a|
|Dec 3, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||2,955||n/a|
|Dec 2, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,045||n/a|
|Nov 6, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||900||n/a|
|Oct 1, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||500||n/a|
|Sep 25, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||1,050||n/a|
|Jul 2, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||490||n/a|
|Apr 9, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||31,465||n/a|
|Mar 4, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||4,570||n/a|
|Jan 14, 2015||Sell||190,000||31.55 - 31.58|
|Jan 7, 2015||Disposition (Non Open Market)||112,338||29.72|
|Jan 7, 2015||Option Execute||135,507||22.24|
|Jun 30, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||58,990||22.08|
|Jun 30, 2014||Option Execute||60,078||21.14 - 21.65|
|Apr 16, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||49,605||20.84|
|Apr 16, 2014||Option Execute||64,046||14.22|
|Mar 31, 2014||Sell||100,000||22.64|
|Mar 25, 2014||Disposition (Non Open Market)||91,585||23.23|
|Mar 25, 2014||Option Execute||93,500||22.54|
|Sep 23, 2013||Sell||63,000||18.10|
|Sep 20, 2013||Sell||107,000||18.42|
|Sep 19, 2013||Sell||130,000||18.59 - 18.70|
|Apr 9, 2013||Sell||51,698||12.39|
|Apr 9, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||676||n/a|
|Apr 9, 2013||Acquisition (Non Open Market)||676||n/a|
|Apr 9, 2013||Option Execute||52,374||12.09|
|Apr 8, 2013||Sell||1,397||12.60|
|Apr 8, 2013||Option Execute||1,397||12.09|
|Apr 4, 2013||Sell||22,516||12.60|
|Apr 4, 2013||Option Execute||22,516||12.09|
|Jan 14, 2013||Disposition (Non Open Market)||4,257||10.95|
|Jan 14, 2013||Option Execute||11,881||n/a|
|Jul 6, 2012||Sell||30,569||10.34|
|Jul 5, 2012||Sell||29,041||10.33|
|Jul 3, 2012||Sell||29,041||10.33|
|Jul 3, 2012||Disposition (Non Open Market)||2,500||n/a|
|Jul 2, 2012||Sell||28,986||10.35|
|Jun 20, 2012||Disposition (Non Open Market)||4,800||n/a|
Christina Vaughan is president of Sonic Restaurants, Inc. (SRI), Sonic Corp’s division of company-owned drive-ins for the Oklahoma City-based national headquarters of SONIC®, America’s Drive-In®. In this role, Vaughan is responsible for overseeing all aspects of SRI operations including field marketing, finance, risk management and human resources for SRI drive-ins.
Vaughan started her career with SONIC in 2002 as a field marketing representative for the Central Region. She was promoted to regional marketing director in 2006 and in 2010 was promoted to regional vice president of the Central Region. Starting in 2013, Vaughan held the position of vice president of market strategies, and in 2014 she took the lead of the systemwide 20/20 Drive-In project. Prior to her current position, she served as vice president of franchise operations and was responsible for guiding franchisees in all aspects of operations including all areas of business planning, compliance, people, operational standards and guest experience.
Prior to joining SONIC, Vaughan served as a SONIC account executive at Barkley Evergreen and Partners, Inc. in Kansas City, Mo.
Vaughan holds a bachelor of science in communication management with an emphasis in public relations and a marketing minor from Southwest Missouri State University. She also received a master of business administration from Northwest Missouri State University.
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