Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint Hires Former Five Guys Executive Operations Executive Scott Goodrich Joins Fast Casual Pizza Chain

Atlanta-based fast casual franchise, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint, welcomes the newest member of their executive team Scott Goodrich, Vice President of Field Operations and Support. Goodrich was Regional Director of Franchise Operations at Five Guys Burgers and Fries.

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Scott’s rich experience at some of the biggest names in the business will inevitably help us achieve our ultimate goal – targeted, but aggressive, growth and operational excellence. - Uncle Maddio's CEO Matt Andrew

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014

Atlanta-based fast casual franchise, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint, welcomes the newest member of their executive team Scott Goodrich, Vice President of Field Operations and Support. Goodrich was Regional Director of Franchise Operations at Five Guys Burgers and Fries.

As one of the first operational experts hired by the Five Guys Founder and Owner Murrell Family, Goodrich was instrumental in successfully growing the Five Guys' Brand from 20 stores in early 2005 to over 1,200 stores in 2013 by streamlining operational processes, delivery systems and training procedures. Goodrich’s reputation for developing a "business partner" relationship with his Franchise Business Consultant Team and Franchisees facilitated the development of fastest growing restaurant chain over the past nine years.

Prior to his success at Five Guys, Goodrich spent 10 years managing operations at United Airlines. He worked through the operational ranks as one of the youngest Control Center Managers in the United 5-hub system including supervising the arrival and departure of over 300 aircraft daily.

“At Uncle Maddio’s we pride ourselves on hiring true industry leaders with a knack for developing operational systems, championing people and fostering culture,” said Matt Andrew, Uncle Maddio’s Chief Pizza Maker. “Scott’s rich experience at some of the biggest names in the business will inevitably help us achieve our ultimate goal – targeted, but aggressive, growth and operational excellence.”

The leader in fast casual pizza Uncle Maddio’s has 18 restaurants in six states and will open 34 restaurants in 2014 including new units in Texas, Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, Alabama, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia. Uncle Maddio’s has found an innovative way to upgrade the pizza environment, by allowing customers to enjoy high quality ingredients, a variety of options in a casual environment.

“Uncle Maddio’s has a unique operational model that intrigued me from the get-go,” said Goodrich. “It’s an honor to be a part of such a smartly designed concept.”

For more information on Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint, visit http://www.unclemaddios.com.

About Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint

Celebrating its 5th year, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint is the original create-your-own fast casual pizza restaurant. Operating 18 restaurants in six states, Uncle Maddio’s is the fastest growing fast casual pizza brand in the US, with an additional 35 franchise restaurants in development for 2014, and 165 units committed through its franchisee network. Uncle Maddio’s pizzas are completely customizable, made-to-order, and served up in just seven minutes for under $7. Uncle Maddio’s offers four pizza sizes, three types of crusts, including gluten-free, six sauces, and 48 fresh toppings, many vegan, organic, and hormone-free. The freshest and largest menu in the category, Uncle Maddio’s also serves toasted paninis and gourmet salads -- all prepared with locally sourced ingredients and salad dressings that are made daily. Based in Atlanta, Uncle Maddio’s management team is the most experienced in the fast casual pizza category. Uncle Maddio’s has targeted Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Colorado, Tennessee, and Virginia.

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