Marco’s Pizza, one of the nation’s fastest-growing pizza brands, announces the opening of its 1200th store at 3831 Ruckriegel Parkway in Louisville, KY. Behind the milestone opening is Marco’s largest franchisee, Hoogland Restaurant Group, led by President McLain Hoogland. The Hoogland team boasts a 117-unit Marco’s Pizza portfolio, with plans to grow their unit count by 20 this year.
McLain Hoogland is the fourth generation of his family to lead Highland Ventures, which includes the Hoogland Restaurant Group. Coming from a long line of family business leaders has instilled a passion for entrepreneurship in him at a young age. This experience, paired with his military background serving two combat tours in the Marines, equips him to lead and establish Hoogland Restaurant Group as the pizza brand’s largest franchisee.