Global Franchise Group, the strategic brand management company and franchisor of Great American Cookies, Hot Dog on a Stick, Pretzelmaker, Marble Slab Creamery/MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream & Treatery and Round Table Pizza has named Geoff Goodman Executive Vice President of the iconic and popular Round Table Pizza brand.
Goodman has more than 20 years’ experience in hospitality and franchise leadership and is highly recognized and accomplished in the pizza/restaurant industry. Most recently, Goodman was President of Remarkable Brands Co. LLC (a shared service brand company) where he served simultaneously as President of Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, Crazy Dough’s Franchising, Purpose Snackery, and EOTE Coffee Company. He is also a former Vice President National Brand Excellence for CiCi’s Pizza and is a founding member of the National Restaurant Associations’ Pizzeria Industry Council. Geoff will lead all operations including bringing Round Table Pizza to the fore-front of the modern pizza space, developing a visionary brand plan, encouraging franchisee growth, and championing GFG’s “Franchising First” philosophy. He was attracted to Round Table Pizza because of the brand’s quality products, customer loyalty and potential under GFG’s leadership.
“Geoff is a talented strategic brand leader who knows what it takes to drive franchisee profitability and build a dynamic brand,” says Chris Dull, president and CEO of Global Franchise Group. “GFG’s mission is to champion brands and the people who build them—our goal is to do the same for Round Table Pizza and with Geoff at the helm, we believe the future is very bright.”