Entrepreneurship Founders

David R. Watson

Membership Information:

Member Status: Bronze
Member Since: 2001

Contact Information:

Website: http://sonicdrivein.com


Job Title: Owner
Company: Sonic Drive-In
Location: Tennessee, United States


  • Commercial Real Estate, Food Service/Restaurant, Food/Restaurant Services, Owner, Retired


David and Annita Watson live in Brentwood TN. They have been married over 32 years. They both served full time missions and graduated from BYU. They have two grown children, Danielle and Terry. They have four grandchildren, Caleb (seven years old), Anndi (5 years old), Everli (3 years old), and Finn (1 year old). David began his career with Sonic Drive-Ins as a carhop while still in high school. After receiving his MBA from the University of Memphis, he and Annita reopened a closed Sonic Drive-In located in Franklin, TN in 1987. They have had interest in over 30 Sonics. David has served as a bishop and a stake president.  Annita has served for many years in young women's and the Relief Society and is currently serving in the Nashville temple as well as in the stake Relief Society presidency.   

Business Profile:

He has interest in over 30 Sonic Drive-Ins.

Family Profile:

Married to Annita for 32 years. Danielle, Terry