LAS VEGAS, NV - February 21, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ - Capriotti's Sandwich Shop's Vice President, CIO and CMO Jason Smylie received his Certified Franchise Executive designation today by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives. Upon completing a comprehensive course of study in franchising offered by the institute, Smylie was honored at The International Franchise Association's annual conference in Capriotti's headquartered Las Vegas.
Jason Smylie became the Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of Capriotti's in 2008. His association with the award-winning sub shop began when he founded and served as Chief Operating Officer of Damp Industries Inc., which owned three Capriotti's franchises in the Las Vegas area. Receiving his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Smylie went on to attain his Master in Business Administration from the same university.
"I am honored to be recognized as a CFE, and it is even more meaningful to be able to celebrate this distinction with my friends, family and colleagues in Las Vegas," said Smylie. "I hope to bring the vast knowledge I gained throughout this program back to Capriotti's to better serve in my position, as well as expand the Capriotti's brand."
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Founded in 1976, Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, is an award-winning sandwich shop that remains true to their 36 year tradition of slow-roasting whole, all natural turkeys in-house nightly. Capriotti's fresh ingredients, homemade subs and unique menu items have won numerous accolades including being named one of the "10 Great Places for a Surprising Sandwich" by USA Today and is a recent winner of "Best of" awards in Delaware, Las Vegas, Dallas, Quad Cities, Eastern Shore and San Diego. Capriotti's cold, grilled and vegetarian subs, cheese steaks and salads are available at more than 80 company-owned and franchise locations in twelve states across the U.S. including: Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin and Nevada. Their signature sub, Bobbie , was voted "The Greatest Sandwich in America" by thousands of readers across the country and reported by AOL.com. For more information, visit http://www.capriottis.com