Two former Joyful Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream managers are the model’s new franchisees, in line with a press launch.
Leslie Boynton and Heather Avery have a mixed 18 years of management and supervisory experiences. Boynton will take over operations at a brand new location in Galesburg, whereas Avery will proceed the model’s presence as the brand new proprietor and operator in Kewanee.
“We’re so honored to have veteran Joyful Joe’s administration take over our two Illinois places,” Tom Sacco, CEO and chief happiness officer, mentioned within the press launch. “They honestly perceive our enterprise and have the eagerness to create a enjoyable household ambiance that brings smiles to the group day by day. We stay up for the way forward for Joyful Joe’s with them and plan to proceed our growth throughout the state quickly.”
Boynton brings a complete of eight years of expertise with Joyful Joe’s from her begin as an assistant supervisor and has served as the shop’s normal supervisor for the previous two years. She skilled 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 Joyful Joe’s location of her personal.
“Daily for the previous eight years I have been grateful to be a part of inspiring so many smiles from our valued company and group members,” Boynton mentioned within the press launch. “I adored Joyful Joe’s founder and discovered rather a lot from watching how he handled individuals. I need to guarantee everybody who comes into our Galesburg location feels the identical manner Joe made everybody really feel –welcomed, taken care of, and completely satisfied!”
Avery began off as a server at age 14, labored her manner as much as be a shift coach at age 26 after which was promoted to normal supervisor. She believes laborious work and dedication pays off and, as a Joyful Joe’s franchisee, needs to function an inspiration for younger ladies to comply with their goals. A memorial can be made within the Kewanee Joyful Joe’s restaurant in honor of Heather’s former supervisor, Robert Plum, who served as her mentor and handed away final 12 months.
“I am excited to point out my kids that it is doable to be a powerful feminine proudly owning a enterprise whereas balancing a household, homework and play dates,” Avery mentioned within the press launch. “Whereas working at Joyful Joe’s, I discovered the worth of fine customer support and the way to deal with individuals effectively. I’m past honored to be a franchisee for an organization that makes individuals completely satisfied and contributes to the group.”