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|Type||Public NASDAQ: SONC|
|When it was created||Shawnee, Oklahoma (1953)|
|Headquarters||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States|
J. Clifford Hudson (Chairman and CEO)|
W. Scott McLain (president Sonic Industries) (franchising subsidiary)
Omar Janjua (president Sonic Restaurants, Inc.
Stephen C. Vaughan (CFO)
|Things made||Fast food|
|Money earned||$545.9 million USD (2011)|
The restaurant was created by company founder Troy Smith in 1953. The headquarters for Sonic is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. There are 3,561 restaurants in 43 U.S. states which serve approximately 3 million customers per day as of August 31, 2011. In 2011, the restaurant was ranked at #10 on QSR Magazine’s rankings of the top 50 quick-service and fast-casual restaurant brands in the nation.
- "Form 10-K Annual Report". Sonic Drive-In. http://ir.sonicdrivein.com/secfiling.cfm?filingID=1193125-11-286294. Retrieved 2014-03-10.
- "Top 50 Unit Breakdown Sorted by 2010 Total Units". QSR. http://www.qsrmagazine.com/reports/top-50-unit-breakdown-sorted-2010-total-units. Retrieved 2014-03-10.