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WV franchisee prioritizes giving back to community & employee growth


Ever since she started working at a Little Caesars in Detroit when she was 15, pizza has meant more to Vicki Dunn-Marshall. In addition to providing a career, this savory pie has given Vicki a path to success and opportunities to give back to her community. And after years of dedication and hard work, Vicki, who now owns 25 Little Caesars franchise locations in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky, was given the company’s prestigious Culture of Champions award.

Managing a network of restaurants is hard work, but Vicki always makes sure she uses her influence to help her community. Over the years, she’s helped raise money for charitable efforts and helped employees franchise their own stores. But when the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to close down businesses all over the country and many people were losing their jobs, Vicki came up with a creative way to keep all 500 employees at her stores on the payroll without cutting hours or laying anyone off.

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