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Team Schierl Subway, Franchisee of the Year

By Portage County Business Council
Team Schierl Companies, owners of 19 Central Wisconsin-based Subway restaurants was named 2015 Subway franchisee of the year at a regional conference held in Green Bay in early March. Team Schierl is part of a territory of Subway franchisees that encompasses the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and the northern two-thirds of Wisconsin, totaling 250 stores.

“Team Schierl was chosen because of the commitment to the continued successful growth of the Subway Brand in this territory,” said Mike Jameson, CEO of Subway Development. “Their commitment to building efficient 21st century facilities, continued emphasis on employee growth and training as well as investing in the latest technologies made this a popular choice with their fellow franchisees.”

Members of the Subway voting committee noted Team Schierl focuses on providing their managers and staff with the tools and support they need to be successful. Team Schierl also takes advantage of the latest technology initiatives such as Live IQ Labor, Subventory and Subway dashboard when goal-setting.

“It is very clear that Team Schierl is hiring the right support people for the Subway portion of their company to stay on the path of success for the foreseeable future,” the company said in a statement.

“We are very honored by the award and humbled,” said Tim Schierl, Co-CEO of Team Schierl. “We do things the way we do to ensure each Subway guest has a wonderful experience at all of our locations. We also believe in continued growth just as Subway does, so our partnership is mutually beneficial.”

Team Schierl Companies was established in 1956 by Butch (John) Schierl in the home heating oil business. TSC is currently owned and operated by John’s three sons, Tim, Fritz and Bill Schierl. TSC operates 52 retail locations in Wisconsin and the upper peninsula of Michigan focusing primarily in service industries. In “Building Tomorrow Together,” Team Schierl Companies employs over 500 Associates between The Store, Subway, Schierl and Hartje Tire & Service Centers, Cousins Subs, and Team Administration. For more information visit or call (715) 345-5060.