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Serving our clients, each step of the way

We are former restaurant owners, managers, waiters and waitresses. We are innovation nerds, chefs, and technology gurus. We have come together because we want technology that doesn’t get in the way of you getting your edible masterpieces to the masses.

How can we help you

The Thrive Story

You're passionate about your business, and we're passionate about helping you compete with the big guys. We are constantly working to provide the same technology tools the large chains spend millions on, all tailored to a small business budget.

We're focused on bringing together like-minded experts to develop cutting edge technology solutions for businesses across the hospitality and retail industries. Combining years of industry expertise, forward thinking technology solutions, and a fierce service minded approach to our customers, Granbury Solutions takes a personal approach to helping you run your business.

Words we live by

Partnership

We work together to help everyone succeed.

Commitment

We're accountable to our customers and team for high standards of service.

Integrity

We respect others by telling the truth and caring about the outcome.

Fun

We are serious about results while enjoying the journey and celebrating successes together.

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The Thrive team has a 'Happy to Help' attitude. I love the fact that when one of our team members needs help from Thrive, they pick up the phone and get somebody who is smart and friendly on the phone quickly and get the issue resolved.

Elliot Schiffer - Mici Handcrafted Italian

Our Growth History

Thrive POS takes another step forward

Thrive Analytics Released to provide pizzeria owners better access to their data across all locations.

2019

2018

Granbury Solutions is bigger than ever

Granbury Solutions acquired by Constellation Software (TSE: CSU), a leading holder of vertical market software companies worldwide.

Granbury Solutions Receives 2017 INC. 500 And Fast Tech Honors

Granbury Solutions received honors from both the 2017 Inc. 5000 and Tech Titans FastTech awards. This marks the company’s fourth consecutive year on the Inc. 5000 list and 5th consecutive year on the North Texas Tech Titans FastTech list.

2017

2017

Thrive POS Debuts New Mobile App at Pizza Expo

Your local pizza restaurant’s menu is about to make its way onto your smartphone screen. At the 2017 International Pizza Expo, pizza and delivery restaurant point of sale system Thr!ve debuted their new mobile app that will help bring leading edge pizza technology to clients.

Granbury Solutions Honored at the 2016 Dallas 100 Awards

This week, Granbury Solutions was honored as part of the Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Awards. Co-founded by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship in 1990, the Dallas 100 Awards is an annual event that identifies and honors the 100 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Dallas area

2016

2012

Granbury Solutions Acquires R-Stream, LLC

Granbury Restaurant Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of R-Stream LLC, providers of enterprise management and point-of-sale solutions to the restaurant industry. R-Stream, based in St. Petersburg, FL, was founded in 2002 with a primary focus of gathering and analyzing data for large restaurant organizations.

Granbury Solutions Acquires Coffee Shop Manager POS

Granbury Restaurant Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of POS Core Technologies, Inc., makers of the popular Coffee Shop Manager point-of-sale solution for the specialty coffee industry. This acquisition follows Granbury’s strategy of adding solutions and customers to its growing stable of restaurant technology.

2012

2011

Granbury Solutions Aquires Assets of Resercom

Granbury Restaurant Solutions has completed the asset acquisition of Resercom LP, an online ordering solution provider for the restaurant industry. This acquisition follows Granbury's strategy of adding solutions and customers to its growing stable of restaurant technology.

Welcome to Granbury Solutions

Granbury Solutions formed with acquisition of 3 leading pizza point-of-sale providers: DiamondTouch, Firefly and Vital Link, as well as the LetsGet online ordering solution

2010

Meet Just a Few of our Talented Pizza heads!

 
These top-performing #pizzaheads eat, sleep, and breathe all things pizza. Our team is as
passionate about helping independent pizzerias grow as we are about craft beer
- and we do love craft beer with pizza!
At Thrive, we are former restaurant owners, managers, and waitstaff. Chefs and
technology gurus. Innovation nerds and baristas. We’ve all come together to produce
point-of-sale technology that helps get your pizza masterpieces to the masses.
Get to know our team members, and reach out to let us know how we can help grow your business!
 

Duessa Holscher

President

Favorite Pizza: Sausage & Mushroom

Android or iPhone: Both, to better test our software with!  

Former restaurant gigs:  Yogurt shop in high school, then on to pizza POS - RapidFire, FireFly and now Thrive!

Favorite travel spot:  Anywhere I haven’t been yet!

Tom Lydon

Customer Service Manager

Favorite Pizza: Build your own

Android or iPhone: Android

Favorite travel spot: Homer, Alaska.

Former restaurant gigs: Attended NECI, former chef, loved working in high-end dinner restaurants



Justin Stettner

New Accounts Sales Manager

Favorite Pizza: Pepperoni & Jalapeno

Android or iPhone: Android

Hidden talent: I play the drums, you definitely don’t want to hear me sing

Lindy Dresser

Business Analyst & Salesforce System Administrator

Favorite Pizza: Margherita

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Hidden talent: Pastaia (One who makes pasta by hand)

Cathy Carr

Customer Relations Team Manager

Favorite Pizza: A Good Ol Cheese pizza

Android or iPhone: Android

Hidden talent: I am pretty great at family-friendly games

Go-to karaoke song: Better not

Favorite travel spot: I know these are polar opposite but the mountains and the beach. 



Jen Melchor

Marketing Manager

Favorite Pizza: Veggie

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Favorite travel spot: NYC

Shawna West

Finance Manager

Favorite Pizza: Pepperoni & mushroom or Margherita

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Hidden talent: I’m an excellent baker

Alex Schittko

Web Development Operations & Information Technology

Favorite Pizza: Chicago Deep Dish 

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Favorite travel spot: Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain

Ryan Blackman

Salesforce Administrator & Information Technology

Favorite Pizza: Alfredo with Spinach & Pepperoni

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Former restaurant gigs: Papa’s BBQ, Donelly’s Pizza

Favorite travel spot: Manitou Springs, CO

Brian Wilkinson

PSO Manager

Favorite Pizza:  Free Pizza

Android or iPhone: Android

Hidden talent:  Furniture Restoration

Go-to karaoke song: Business Time

Favorite travel spot: Your Pizza Shop

Former restaurant gigs: Steak n Shake

Colin Ruddick

Strategic Products Development Manager

Favorite Pizza: Margherita 

Android or iPhone: Android (But iPad for Tablet)

What is the best part of your day?: Seeing my baby daughter smile

Hidden talent: Speed Walker

Go-to karaoke song: Biz Markie- Just a Friend or Season of Love

Favorite travel spot: Cascade Lakes, Oregon (Elk Lake, Sparks Lake, Devil’s Lake) 

Former restaurant gigs: I have been a Busboy, Prep-Cook,  Waiter, Line-Cook,  Bartender, Floor Manager, and General Manager.

Adam Green

POS Product Manager

Favorite Pizza: New York Style

Android or iPhone: Android

Former Restaurant Gigs: Hungry Howie’s Pizza

Favorite Pastime: Crawling Rocks with my Jeeps

Favorite travel spot: Hawaii for the beaches and any off-road park for Jeeping!

Ray Gelo

First Response Support Manager

Favorite Pizza: Hawaiian (Pineapple on Pizza!!)

Android or iPhone: Androids

Former restaurant gigs: cook at Caswell’s Seafood Weymouth, Massachusetts

Hidden talent: I can blow glass, and used to work at the Sandwich Glass Museum in Sandwich Massachusetts

Go-to karaoke song: Blank Space by I Prevail

Favorite travel spot: Las Vegas

Crystol Hilliard

Graphic Designer

Favorite Pizza: Margherita

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Favorite travel spot: Hawaii, Argentina... I love traveling, and rarely visit the same place twice.  (With the exception of Disney World)

Eddie LeBon

Restaurant Technology Consultant

Favorite Pizza: Pepperoni and stuff!!

Android or iPhone:iPhone

Former restaurant gigs:On The border, Macaroni Grill, Brinker International.

Favorite travel spot:New places with adventure and history

 

Michael Mutinda

Customer Relations Specialist

Favorite Pizza: Mediterranean

Android or iPhone: iPhone 

Favorite travel spot: Miami 

Daniel Jones

Customer Relations Specialist

Favorite Pizza: Pepperoni & Alfredo sauce from Cici’s

Android or iPhone: Android

Hidden talent: I can play the drums, tuba and read music

Favorite travel spot: VEGAS BABY!

 

 

Jacob Estrello

Customer Relations Specialist

Favorite Pizza: Chicken & Pineapple

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Favorite Travel Spot: Key Largo, FL

Serena Blue

Project Manager

Favorite Pizza: Pepperoni

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Former restaurant gigs: Chili’s; I pretty much worked all positions. 

Favorite travel spot: Boston, Massachusetts

Marisele Gzelchak

Implementation Specialist

Favorite Pizza: Oil and Garlic

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Former Restaurant Gigs: Cashier at Subway

Favorite travel spot: Lisbon, Portugal

Becca Hill

Project Implementer

Favorite Pizza:  NY Style Pepperoni, Beef, Mushrooms, Banana Peppers, and Extra Cheese with Extra Sauce

Android or iPhone: Android

Hidden talent:  Voice Acting as a hobby

Go-to karaoke songChandelier by Sia (I won second place at a Karaoke competition for this one.)

Favorite travel spot:  Anywhere with lighthouses and Lobsters

Former restaurant gigs: Cici's Pizza (Trainer), McDonalds, Subway (Store Manager), Chili's Bar and Grill (In-House Trainer), TGI Fridays

Dalys Kezar

Team Lead Tier 2 Tech Support

Favorite Pizza:  BBQ Chicken

Android or iPhone: Android

Former restaurant gigs: Several including pizza

Merrill Frazier

Technical Support Engineer

Favorite Pizza: Hawaiian, but I’ve yet to meet a pizza I didn’t like

Android or iPhone:  Android, then blackberry, then two cans with a string, then iPhone.

Former restaurant gigs: Bussing

Hidden talent: Awkward jokes in tense situations (lightening the mood of a room)

Go-to karaoke song: Peaches, by The Presidents of the United States of America.  No idea why, it happened in my drunken sailor days and stuck with me.

Favorite travel spot: Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Judson (J.D.) Ward

First Response

Favorite Pizza: Ultra thin crust meat lovers

Android or iPhone:  Android

Former restaurant gigs: McDonald's Manager, Little Caesars Crew, Temp barista

Hidden Talent: Sketching

Favorite travel spot: Colorado in the fall

Jason Howard

Technical Support engineer

Favorite Pizza:  The cauliflower crust kind

Android or iPhone:  Android

Hidden talent:  I love wood working, plumbing and other handy work

Favorite travel spot:  South Korea was a great adventure... but pretty much anywhere above 5,000 feet of elevation and below 75F

 

 

John Mijo

Desktop/POS Support Tech

Favorite Pizza: All Meat

Erik Hernandez

System Installer, Professional Services

Favorite Pizza: Margherita

Android or iPhone: iPhone

Hidden Talent: Pretty good at gardening

Go-to Karaoke Song: Deadly Habitz - GangStarr

Favorite travel spot: Appalachian Trail in North Georgia

Former restaurant gigs:Monkey Crepe, Raising Canes, Ihop

Michael Glenn

Installation Specialist

Favorite Pizza: Hawaiian with Jalapenos

Android or iPhone: Android

Hidden Talent: I can wiggle my ears togeter, or one at a time.

Favorite travel spot: Hawaii

Former restaurant gigs: Bon Appetitt (Catering service for large corporations)

Want to join the Team?

We are constantly on the lookout for like-minded talent. If you would like to be part of the team and think you've got what it takes, send us your Resume and let’s have a chat!

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