Steve Ritchie is the current Chief operating officer of the worlds third largest pizza chain Papa John’s International. Although he is fairly new to the position of CEO, Steve Richie PapaJohns has had a long history with the company. Steve Ritchie first began working for the company in 1996 as an hourly wage customer service representative.
Steve Ritchie although attended and graduated from Seneca high school now lives with his family in Hikes Point, Louisville, Kentucky. Steve’s career path after his time with the customer service department led him to own and operate his very own Papa John’s franchise in 2006. As an owner, Steve worked in almost every position within his franchise, from delivery driver to floor supervisor, there was no doubt that Steve Ritchie PapaJohn’s was passionate about helping his employees and franchise succeed.
Steve credits much of his love for the pizza industry to his time as a pizza business owner. Working 7 days a week and learning every bit of the business would eventually land him on the Forty under Forty by Louisville Business First. Read This Article for related information.
Although being the head of a fortune 500 company wasn’t enough, Steve Richie has stated that he is not done yet, in fact, his goal by 2025 is to have sat on the boards of Fortune 500 companies and owned at least 100 franchises. However, he further comments that at the present moment his goal is to serve the employees and customers of Papa John’s and continue to provide the public with better ingredients and better pizza.
According to Papa John’s, the company will soon undergo a variety of programs in order to expand the brand and provide better service to customers. These include key technological advances such as ordering through Facebook. The campaign is set to be amongst the first under the leadership umbrella of Steve Ritchie PapaJohn’s.
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