A Father-Son Team That Brings Serious Franchising Experience to a Fresh Pizza Concept

July 29, 2015

John Draper II and John “J.D.” Draper

JD Draper entered the world of franchising in 1971, as a Burger King franchisee. As his career progressed, eventually becoming the president of operations at V&J Holdings (a Burger King, Auntie Anne’s and Pizza Hut franchisee), he didn’t realize he was raising his son John to follow in his footsteps. In 2015, the father-son duo decided to team up to take on a new concept: Pie Five Pizza. Together, they plan to open 55 locations of the fast-casual pizza chain. Here’s what they’ve learned.

Name: JD Draper and John Draper

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