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Tom Herman of Marcos Pizza - AH-thentically and Officially in the Spotlight!
Tom Herman of Marcos Pizza - selected as National TV Commercial Winner for marcos Pizza
By: Antonette Haswell
That's right! Tom Herman, Owner of 3 Marcos Pizza restaurants in Arizona, has not only been featured as a CABO winner, but he has just won his very own National TV Commercial!
Why? Well, because he's not just your average Franchise Owner. Tom Herman is an icon of sorts - A Community Civic Leader, a Marketing Expert, an Advertising Professional, a Trainer and a Business Owner and Entrepreneur!
He brings to the Marcos Pizza Franchise, a solid background in promotional and specialty advertising, having served national, regional and local corporations. He also possesses a strong skill set in innovation and creative processes that combined have been the catalyst in exploding the popularity of the Marcos Franchise in Arizona in less than 2 years!
A native of Ohio, Tom Herman was introduced to the Marcos Pizza Franchise in 2004, after having sold his company, THE IMAGE GROUP, to his partner. Once Marcos Pizza was sold by original founder Pat Giammarco, to a Business Group in Louisville Kentucky, Tom Herman expressed his interest in moving to Phoenix and Arizona then became the next market they wanted to hit and expand on. They did just that.
In an incredible feat, Tom Herman opened 3 Marcos Pizza restaurants in only 8 months. The first store opened in Mesa Arizona, in the middle of Sept. of 2005. He then launched the second store in Chandler, in April of 2006 and then the Gilbert store in May of 2006. Almost instantly, the 3 stores became the most popular pizza eatery in the community; with over 50% of the clientele being REPEAT customers!
In addition to his Bachelor's Degree from ASU and Project Management Certification from the University of Toledo, Marcos Pizza Franchise Owner Tom Herman, also holds a number of Professional Awards including:
Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business Alumni Hall of Fame inductee.
Multi-Million Dollar Roundtable of Top Distributors, Promotional Products Association International, 1994-2004.
Robert Wick Corporate Community Service Award, United Jewish Council of Greater Toledo, 2003.
Benny Schall Spirit of Competition Award, Jewish Community Center of Greater Toledo, 2001.
Twenty Under 40 Leadership Award, Toledo Business Journal, 2000.
Distinguished Community Leadership Award nominee, Toledo
Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award nominee, 1999
So, for all the right reasons we celebrate and dutifully congratulate Tom Herman for his achievements and the winning of this very prestigious National TV Commercial. Truly, Marcos Pizza never tasted better than in the hands of Franchise Owner Tom Herman. When you wonder where to get the BEST pizza in Chandler on a Friday night, think Marcos Pizza!
You can “meet” Tom Herman of Marcos Pizza through his Video Profile at the
http://www.chambercommunity.com or call him Direct at 602-292-9005!
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Antonette Haswell is the Marketing Director for the Chamber Community Online. Alongside Director Renato Rodic, they have worked to fully develop a marketing, advertising and networking venue for small business owners across the state of arizona.