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Spike Ehrhardt

Spike is the “patriarch” that started it all for the Ehrhardt family business. He began working at Sandy’s fast food restaurant in Quincy IL in 1959 and worked his way up to store manager before opening his first new location in Hannibal in 1965. The restaurant operations totaled over 60 before being sold to Hardee’s…

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Steve Ehrhardt

Born in Quincy IL and raised in Hannibal, Steve is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. He went to work for State Farm after graduating from UCM and soon joined the family business overseeing openings and operations for the Ehrhardt’s Hardee’s locations. In the late 1990s, his focus shifted to and…

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Tom Koenigsfeld

A native of Jefferson City MO, Tom attended the University of Missouri and began his business career with Hormel Foods, a journey that included stops in Kansas City, Boston, Minneapolis, and Cincinnati. Following a second career stop working with Learfield Sports, Tom returned to Missouri to join the Ehrhardt’s and open the Fairfield by Marriott…

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