David Overton Drummer In A Band

March 26, 2012 by staff 

David Overton Drummer In A Band, David Overton (Cheesecake Factory) Was a Drummer, Founder, Chairman, President, and CEO of the Cheesecake Factory David Overton played drums in a rock group called ‘Billy Roberts Blues Band’. After his failing attempt in the music business he decided to create the huge restaurant franchise Cheesecake Factory, which eventually made him a very rich failed musician.

David M. Overton is the founder, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Cheesecake Factory, Inc., the ninth largest restaurant company in the United States measured by market capitalization.

Born in April 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, Overton attended Wayne State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics and History in 1967. He moved to San Francisco to attend Hastings College of Law, but in 1968 he left his law studies to become a rock-’n'-roll drummer for the Billy Roberts Blues Band. With the band, he played many of the clubs and ballrooms that were famous in San Francisco during the late 1960s. 1 In 1971 he convinced his parents to move their bakery from the city of Detroit to Los Angeles, and he joined their bakery business full time in 1975.

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