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Penn Station Welcomes Diane Matheson to Leadership Team

Growing Sandwich Franchise Bolsters Team with New Director of Marketing

July 25, 2023 // // Cincinnati - Penn Station East Coast Subs, the popular sandwich franchise known for mouth-watering hot subs, fresh-cut fries, and fresh-squeezed lemonade, continues to build its franchise support team with an expansion in leadership. Penn Station East Coast Subs is excited to announce Diane Matheson as Director of Marketing. In her new role, she will use her marketing and trend analysis expertise to grow the Ohio-based sandwich brand.

“Growing and improving our marketing strategy helps the brand and our franchisees by increasing awareness of the great menu options we offer to consumers and new owners,” said Penn Station COO Craig Dunaway. “We are excited to have Diane lead the helm in Marketing. Her years of experience in marketing the restaurant industry make her a valuable addition to the team.”

Matheson is a passionate restaurant enthusiast with more than a decade of experience in managing and building brand equity for leading and emerging restaurant brands. Her experience is tailored in the QSR, full-service, and casual dining spaces. Her knowledge will help Penn Station East Coast Subs establish more ground in the QSR and fast-casual space. She holds degrees in marketing and graphic design, topping her well-rounded resume.

“I love to get to know and understand customers to build brand strategies,” said Matheson. “Marketing is about so much more than data - and I love to analyze the data and numbers behind trends. It’s about using information to build meaningful relationships and connections with customers. I’m excited to join the Penn Station East Coast Subs team and grow these connections across the country.”

Matheson is part of Penn Station East Coast Subs’ best-in-class franchisee support system that includes restaurant creation, cutting-edge technology, operations, financial reporting, training, and marketing. The franchise is recognized for its growth and dedication in Entrepreneur magazine’s 2023 Franchise 500, Franchise Times’ Top 500 Franchise 2022, and Franchise Business Review’s Top 200 Franchise 2022./p>

The brand has rapidly increased its growth with dedication to marketing and a new Target Growth Area Development Incentive Program offering a reduced development and franchise fee and 0% royalties for the first six months of operation. Penn Station East Coast Subs is poised for exponential growth in the coming year. Penn Station serves up high quality food and fresh squeezed lemonade - perfect for lunch or dinner - using only USDA steak and the finest meats, cheeses, and vegetables.

About Penn Station East Coast Subs

Jeff Osterfeld started the award-winning sandwich chain in 1985 in Dayton, Ohio. Three years later, he sold his first Penn Station franchise. Today, there are more than 300 franchises in the U.S. serving premium products grilled and baked to perfection. The privately-owned franchise business serves premium products that have won numerous awards. Learn more about franchising with Penn Station East Coast Subs at

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