Stoner’s Pizza Joint Adds William “Judd” Carlisi to Vice-President


Stoner’s Pizza Joint, a quick-service pizza franchise, today announced the arrival of William “Judd” Carlisi as Vice President of Franchise Buying and Sales as the pizza chain nears opening of his 24e shop.

Mr. Carlisi will increase the company’s focus on product sourcing and distribution in order to continue the rapid growth of the brand. He will focus on supplier partnerships, franchisee support and sales.

“I am delighted to be part of the Stoner’s team and to continue to develop the Stoner’s brand! I see this as a great opportunity to help our franchisees realize their full potential. There is an incredible growth opportunity by adding new Stoner’s and maximizing sales in existing stores. I look forward to developing our relationships with current suppliers and exploring options that are beneficial to all parties, ”said Judd Carlisi.

“We are delighted to add Judd Carlisi to our growing team at Stoner’s. We are confident that he will be an engine for the continued success and growth of Stoner’s Pizza Joint. Judd has extensive knowledge of the industry and the Stoner’s brand, which will help accelerate our expansion into new markets, ”said John Stetson, CEO.

Prior to joining Stoner’s Pizza Joint, Mr. Carlisi held the position of District Sales Manager at Performance Foodservice Florence where he held various positions since 2014. Prior to Performance Foodservice, Carlisi held several positions at Sysco Foods for 17 years. Carlisi is a veteran of the US Navy where he served from 1987 to 1991.

Stoner’s Pizza Joint is a delivery and take-out-focused concept offering fresh, high-quality food prepared on-site daily with minimal production time, including exclusive recipes for pizza dough, gravy and mixing of cheeses. The menu options include a variety of specialty pizzas, calzones, stromboli, sandwiches, hickory smoked chicken wings made daily on site, freshly made salads and freshly made desserts.

About Stoner’s Pizza Joint
Founded in 2013, Stoner’s Pizza Joint launched its franchise program in late 2018 with a new branding and business model that has proven successful in the face of massive changes sweeping the food industry. For more information, visit

Stoner’s Pizza Joint is currently seeking qualified franchisees to help the brand grow nationally in the college town markets, with a focus on the South East region. Potential franchisees must have a minimum net worth of $ 250,000. The ideal candidate is a proven multi-unit operator in the restaurant industry and has a solid knowledge of its market. Stoner’s Pizza Joint’s Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) reveals an estimated initial investment range of $ 90,000 to $ 206,000 for the first location, including a franchise fee of $ 25,000.

To learn more about ownership opportunities with Stoner’s Pizza Joint, contact the Stoner’s Pizza Joint Franchise Development team at [email protected].


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