Meet the Management Team
An industry veteran with more than three decades of experience turning high-quality restaurants into thriving national chains, Jack purchased the franchise rights to Marco’s Pizza in 2004 and became president and CEO that same year. His vision is to create a lean corporate infrastructure targeted toward aggressive growth. His favorite pizza is pepperoni and sausage.
Executive Vice President of Operations
Since 2006, pizza industry veteran Dave has overseen all aspects of store operations for Marco’s Corporate. He spent 34 years with Domino’s in roles ranging from delivery driver to president of the company; he was a multi-unit Domino’s franchisee for 15 years. His favorite pizza is a toss-up between pepperoni and sausage.
Vice President of Development
Cameron, who has been with Marco’s in his current role since 2006, developed marketing and sales processes to increase franchise leads for brands including YUM!, Dunkin’ Donuts, Baskin-Robbins, Big Boy and Fast Signs. He also ran his own marketing consulting firm and helped launch the luxury automotive brand Lexus. His favorite pizza is bacon.
Vice President of New Business Development
Bryon, who joined Marco’s in 2005, develops and executes the company’s growth strategy, creates and manages franchisee recruitment campaigns and oversees the logistics of new store openings, including real estate and construction. His favorite pizza is pepperoni, sausage, onion and green olives.
Chief Marketing Officer
Named to ExecRank’s 2012 list of “Top Private Company Marketing Executives,” Cathy is an accomplished marketing leader with extensive experience in the food industry. Before joining Marco’s, Cathy was CMO of Fazoli’s LLC and previously worked with Papa John’s and Oscar Mayer Foods Corporation. Her favorite pizza is sausage, mushroom and extra cheese on original crust.
Director of Franchise Development
Joe joined Marco’s in 2008 to provide guidance and resources during the pre-construction and construction phases. The U.S. Navy veteran was president of Boardwalk Café Inc. and also worked as a project manager for a Florida homebuilding company. Joe’s favorite Marcos item is CheezyBread.
Franchise Development Coordinator
Lauren joined the Marco’s family in 2009 as a receptionist/accounting assistant and is now an integral member of the Development Team. Lauren’s favorite pizza is pineapple and bacon with extra sauce.
Vice President of Franchise Operations
Jim oversees franchise operations and communication with area representatives, employee training and site and equipment selection. Previously, Jim was director of franchise sales for Yorkshire Global Restaurants, the parent company of A&W and Long John Silver’s, and also spent more than 19 years with Little Caesars. His favorite pizza is Italian sausage and mushrooms.
Vice President of Purchasing
Don oversees and educates store operators on product purchasing, distribution and pricing. He joined Marco’s 2007, after previously working as a Domino’s executive and running his own business consulting group. Don wrote an award-winning book, “The Domino Effect.” His favorite pizza is Italian sausage.
Vice President of Sales & Product Integrity
Mike manages the opening and promotion of new stores and product development, as well as online employee training programs. He joined Marco’s in 1988 as a district manager. His favorite pizza is pepperoni.
Vice President and CFO
With more than 30 years of experience in finance and management, Ken has been with Marco’s for more than 20 years and has led development efforts for administrative systems that have helped grow the company to hundreds of stores.
Debbie, with Marco’s since 2004, previously worked for Molly Maid Inc., where she was responsible for franchise compliance and financing assisting to new franchise owners. She also was director of Human Resources for River City Petroleum in Sacramento, Calif.
Director Operational Training
Mark started with Marco’s as a Franchise Manager in 1998. Before that, he was an International Franchise Representative for Little Caesars. He was with that company for 10 years, holding a number of positions during that time. His favorite pizza is thin White Cheezy with chicken.