About Paul Russo
Paul Russo is CEO and founder of New York Pizza Development Group, LLC. Mr. Russo manages the day to day operations of the franchise development company, oversees the management team of corporate store operations and reviews all projects with final decision making.
A graduate from the State University of New York at Oneonta with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics and an AAS in Business Marketing from Queensborough College. Additionally Mr. Russo graduated from “Yogurt U for the TCBY Yogurt” franchise system where he oversaw management and development of five franchised TCBY Yogurt stores.His business experience included ownership of 2 independent pizzerias over a 10 year period which was the development of NYPD Pizza.
Over a 14 year period Mr. Russo was VP of management for an international entertainment company; which included being part of the artist development and management team of several international multi-platinum recording artists (Backstreet Boys, N’Sync, O-Town, Natural and SolidHarmonie).