In the News

The Acosta Organization has been featured in various reports, news stories, articles, and blog posts over the years. Here a few of those instances featured here for your convenience.

Richard Acosta - Head Shot

Our Lady of the Lake University: Alumni Donor Spotlight

The turning point for San Antonio businessman Richard Acosta came when he went to his knees. The lone McDonald’s franchise he and his wife, Celia, operated was in trouble. Faced with demanding creditors and bills he couldn’t pay, the Acostas asked for help. "God," they prayed, "we are going to lose everything." Read More >>


San Antonio Business Journal: McDonald’s Adding Fresh Fruit to Every Happy Meal

McDonald’s USA LLC officials were in San Antonio Monday to announce the nationwide launch of a new effort designed to encourage kids to eat more fresh fruit. Read More >>


My San Antonio: Finding Success Under the Golden Arches

It would have been easy for local businessman Richard Acosta to give up after the first year of opening his first McDonald's restaurant franchise. After all, the struggle and sacrifice were plenty. Read More >>

Richard & Celia Acosta Westside Development Corp. Honors Four Leaders Today for Westside Community Contributions

He came from a broken home on the city’s West Side and was told he wasn’t ”college material,” but Richard Acosta was determined. Read More >>


San Antonio Business Journal: NexGen McD Owners Earn Their Way to Top

A few years ago, Danielle Dobski was living in Kansas City and working for a law firm, far removed from the McDonald's restaurants in San Antonio that her parents owned and where she had spent many years working the counters. Read More >>