Strive Life Grand Forks
1809 13th Avenue North
Grand Forks, ND 58203
- Medical Marijuana
- Assistance with application
- Program information
Hours of OperationMonday: Closed
Jonathan O’Keefe, a native North Dakotan, is currently Chief Operating Officer of OK Enterprises, Running A Business Entity, which operates three McDonald’s restaurants in two (2) states. The O’Keefe family has been operating restaurants in the local community for over 40 years, and currently, OK Enterprises employs 160 local residents and generates nearly $10 million in annual revenue.
Prior to his role as COO, O’Keefe served as General Manager of the two Grand Forks restaurants and completed training in Advanced Shift Management, which is focused on effective people management, food safety, and cash flow, and Effective Management Practices, including harassment prevention training, fiscal accountability, and profit/loss analysis. He also completed training in Food Safety with Serve Safe certification at McDonald’s renowned Hamburger University, recognized by the American Council of Education for course credit in Business Administration.
Mr. O’Keefe has been awarded for distinction in Restaurant Operations Leadership, Effective Management Practices, and was a nominee for a leadership award in Advanced Shift Management. He graduated from the University of North Dakota in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Passionate about the community, he has served on the Ronald McDonald House, Red River Valley Co-Op Board, and supports the Special Olympic to Cystic Fibrosis and Make-A-Wish Foundations. Mr. O’Keefe’s hope is to continue to impact the community in a positive way through his leadership and passion in a Medical Marijuana Dispensary.
David M. Hale holds his commercial real estate license and business with Property Resources Group based in Fargo, North Dakota. As an independent business owner, Hale is solely responsible for managing the businesses revenue and expenses as well as increasing his capacity with strategic marketing. As part of his ongoing licensure in this highly regulated industry, Hale maintains annual continuing education, including Code of Ethics and personal safety courses.
Prior to this, in 2012, Hale joined Arthrex, a global medical device company and leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. While employed at Arthrex as a medical device sales representative, Hale received extensive training related to medicine. David also completed Arthrex Code of Conduct Training, which included Legal and Policy Controls, Compliance, Health, Safety, and Environment, Federal Anti-Kickback Statutes, U.S. Civil False Claims Act, Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), Antitrust Laws, Anti-corruption Laws, Trade Regulations as well as Data Protection and Privacy (HIPAA and HITECH).
David’s passion throughout the years has been hockey, his professional hockey career spanned from 2003–2011. He played for the New Jersey Devils, Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, Tampa Bay Lightning and Ottawa Senators. Hale is noteworthy for playing in 327 NHL games. Hale’s tenure with the NHL left him with valuable skills, including physical and mental fortitude, teamwork, and a deep understanding of how a person can morph their passion into a tangible financial business.
David and his wife, along with their two (2) daughters, support a variety of national and local philanthropic causes, including the American Cancer Society Race for the Cure – in honor of his mother- Team Jennifer for Breast Cancer, Grand Forks Youth Girls Hockey Board, and Hale serves as Volunteer assistant coach for the University of North Dakota and East Grand Forks High School. They have worked with Red River Ronald McDonald House Charities, donating signed NHL items to sell at auctions, fundraising to build the new RMH, and helped to secure gifts of landscaping and cash. Ever cognizant of the beautiful environment of Grand Forks, they have provided financial contributions to Grand Forks Park Board, to help care for environment and to support community youth sports, especially outdoor activities, including skating rinks and pools/splash parks.