Two Glad Joe’s Managers Set to Grow to be Franchisees

  • New franchisees Heather Avery and Leslie Boynton have a mixed 18 years of management and supervisory expertise at Glad Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream.
  • Avery hopes to encourage younger girls to observe their desires and to point out that “it’s potential to be a powerful feminine proudly owning a enterprise whereas balancing a household, homework and play dates.”

Two longtime Glad Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream managers are set to develop into the chain’s latest franchisees in Illinois, the corporate has introduced.

Leslie Boynton and Heather Avery have a mixed 18 years of management and supervisory expertise. Boynton will take over operations at a brand new Glad Joe’s retailer in Galesburg, whereas Avery will proceed the model’s presence as the brand new proprietor and operator of a location in Kewanee.

“We’re so honored to have veteran Glad Joe’s administration take over our two Illinois places,” mentioned CEO/Chief Happiness Officer Tom Sacco. “They honestly perceive our enterprise and have the fervour to create a enjoyable household ambiance that brings smiles to the neighborhood each day. We stay up for the way forward for Glad Joe’s with them and plan to proceed our growth throughout the state quickly.”

Boynton brings a complete of eight years of expertise with Glad Joe’s from her begin as an assistant supervisor and has served as the shop’s normal supervisor for the previous two years. She educated on the Eldridge, Iowa location and credit the interactions she, her crew and prospects had with founder Joe Whitty and Sacco’s help as her motivation for wanting a Glad Joe’s location of her personal.

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“Day-after-day for the previous eight years I’ve been grateful to be a part of inspiring so many smiles from our valued company and neighborhood members,” Boynton mentioned. “I adored Glad Joe’s founder and discovered loads from watching how he handled individuals. I wish to guarantee everybody who comes into our Galesburg location feels the identical means Joe made everybody really feel—welcomed, taken care of, and glad!”

Avery began off as a server at age 14, labored her means as much as shift coach at 26 after which was promoted to normal supervisor. Her former supervisor and mentor, Robert Plum, handed away final 12 months, and a memorial will likely be made in his honor on the Kewanee location.

As a Glad Joe’s franchisee, Avery mentioned she desires to function an inspiration for younger girls to observe their desires. “I’m excited to point out my kids that it’s potential to be a powerful feminine proudly owning a enterprise whereas balancing a household, homework and play dates,” Avery mentioned. “Whereas working at Glad Joe’s, I discovered the worth of fine customer support and how you can deal with individuals nicely. I’m past honored to be a franchisee for an organization that makes individuals glad and contributes to the neighborhood.”

Whitty based Glad Joe’s in 1972 in Davenport, Iowa. The corporate has eight company-owned places and 34 franchise shops all through the Midwest. To study extra about Glad Joe’s franchising alternatives, e-mail Kat Davidson at [email protected] or name 678-485-8413.