With 13 Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint locations currently operating in Metro Atlanta, the brand is now ready to expand into North Georgia. The company has signed a new development agreement with franchisee Briann Welborn to add three units in Forsyth and Hall counties, in Cumming, Dawsonville and Gainesville.
The first restaurant is expected to open in mid-2014.
Welborn has 25 years of QSR management experience, working for franchisees with the Subway, McDonald's and Taco Bell brands. He is joining forces with his wife Melissa to own and operate the Uncle Maddio's locations.
He is the 35th franchisee this year to sign on with Uncle Maddio's. In 2014, the company plans to open 35 new units with 165 additional locations in development.
"With more than two decades of franchise restaurant experience, I know I made the right choice by joining the Uncle Maddio's team for my franchise business, " Welborn said. "The culture and expertise of the entire team is far superior to any franchise that I've ever worked with. Uncle Maddio's treats their franchisees and franchisee teams with respect, and that is what sold me on the concept."
"We are excited to expand our footprint in our home state of Georgia, and we look forward to growing our brand with experienced, dedicated partners, such as Briann and Melissa, in all four corners of Georgia and beyond," said Founder Matt Andrew.
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