April 25, 2016 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA, Ga. – Uncle Maddio's Pizza is growing its marketing team! CEO Matt Andrew has named Mollie Tregembo as vice president of marketing and Tammy Lucich as senior field marketing manager for the fast-casual pizza franchise. Andrew cited recent minority shareholder investments as the top reason the growing pizza restaurant has been able to provide best practices marketing support for its franchisees.
Mollie Tregembo joins Uncle Maddio’s with a range of 27 years of marketing experience from leading companies such as Nokia, EarthLink and most recently InterContinental Hotel Group. During her career, Mollie has built and grown emerging brands, making her a perfect addition to the Uncle Maddio’s team. She has a proven record in marketing, public relations, strategic planning, loyalty programs and franchisee relations. The past 3.5 years Mollie led brand and marketing for the first holistic wellness hotel brand EVEN Hotels and the restaurant Cork & Kale from conception to execution.
Tammy Lucich comes to Uncle Maddio’s with nearly 20 years of experience in the restaurant industry. She spent the past 10 years working in the marketing department for Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers, where she drove the vision of the initial field marketing program for the restaurant. Throughout her time there, she created and executed over 30 results-oriented national food and beverage marketing programs as well as planned five national franchisee conferences.
“As we sign on new franchisees, it is important that we have a solid group of leaders to support both company and franchisee marketing programs,” said Uncle Maddio’s founder and CEO Matt Andrew. “Mollie and Tammy have the experience and energy to create new marketing initiatives that our franchisees and employees alike can be excited about.”
Since launching its aggressive growth plan in 2008, Uncle Maddio's has signed franchise agreements with 65 different entities in 19 states. Many of Uncle Maddio's franchisees have previous multi-unit experience with Jimmy John's, Firehouse Subs, Dairy Queen, McDonald’s, Burger King, Krystal, Papa John's, Domino's and Golden Corral. Recently, Uncle Maddio’s received significant investments from longtime restaurant entrepreneurs S&S Group and Atlanta lawyer and businessman Rutherford Seydel.
For information on Uncle Maddio’s Pizza, visit www.unclemaddios.com. Interested franchisees can visit unclemaddiosfranchise.com or contact Jocelyn Blain at email@example.com.
With more than 1,350 Pizza Makers making more than 5,000,000 pizzas a year, Uncle Maddio's Pizza is category leader of the create-your-own, fast casual pizza restaurants. Operating almost 50 locations in 15 states, Uncle Maddio's has more than 275 units in development. Uncle Maddio's pizzas are customizable, made-to-order, and served up fast for about $8. With four pizza sizes, three types of crusts (including gluten free), six sauces and 48 fresh toppings, Uncle Maddio's has the freshest and largest menu in the category. The restaurant's unique fast bake ovens offer the most throughput in the industry and can produce 200 pizzas per hour. Uncle Maddio's also serves Foldwiches™ and salads. Uncle Maddio's 'Served with Love' philosophy and restaurant is for everyone - children and families, college students, the young and the young at heart - and includes extensive community involvement. Based in Atlanta, the Uncle Maddio's management team has 50 years combined experienced in the fast casual category. www.unclemaddios.com.
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