Meet Our Staff

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Ken Schanke & Audrey Poynton

CO-OWNERS Manchester CT

My name is Ken, co-owner of Jersey Mike’s in Manchester, CT with my wife Audrey. Our background in business is extensive, with 25+ years with AT&T Advertising Solutions.  We have 5 children along with 5 beautiful grandchildren. The "kids" are all across the United States from Austin, TX to Boston, MA to Connecticut, with the youngest teaching in Thailand. Some of our passions include serving on the board of an orphanage in Mexico for the past 25 years, and running our Island Sno Hawaiian Shave Ice business. Audrey is the owner of a unique clothing and home goods boutique call The Eclectic Peacock. We also enjoy spending time with family and friends….and saving money for "Fun" Vacations!

We believe that life is not only better with a little "juice" to flavor your day, but a friendly smile, a laugh and a great experience at Jersey Mikes to bring a little sunshine to your day.

Our Favorites:

Favorite Team:
Ken: NJ Devils...Audrey’s team is NY Rangers :(

Favorite Band:
Bruce Springsteen, Eric Church, Eagles, Fleetwood Mac

Favorite Hobby:
Raising the Sunday "FunDay" Pirate Flag

Favorite Jersey Mikes Sub:
Ken: #13 - Mikes Way :)
Audrey: #13 Mayo with Jalapenos...Spicy!!

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Eleuteria Tinoco Solis

General Manager

Lucy comes from Austin Texas, and she brings a wealth of knowledge from her previous experiences. She has a background managing QSR's with Dunkin Donuts and McDonalds, and was integrally involved in the day to day operations of these franchises. She is an avid World Cup soccer fan and was excited about Mexico's huge upset over Germany in the World Cup. She loves spending time with her kids and husband, and enjoys great music. She is also part of a woman's leadership group.

Lucy is excited to be a part of the Jersey Mike’s team. She is looking forward to spreading a little love in each sub and adding a bit of "zing" to your day!

Lucy’s Favorites:

Favorite Team:
University of Texas "Hook em Horns" and, of course, Mexico futbol

Favorite Band:
Linkin Park, Metric and the list goes on...

Favorite Hobby:

Favorite Jersey Mikes Sub:

Melissa Kemp

Assistant Manager

Haily Layne 

Assistant Manager