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Charles Smithgall

Chairman & CEO, SEI/Aaron's

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Charles Smithgall, founded SEI/Aaron's on April 1, 1995 and is currently the chairman and CEO. SEI opened their first Aaron's store on November 29, 1995 and subsequently developed eight stores in the Kentucky/Indiana area before expanding to New England in 1999. SEI/Aaron's has continued to open stores in the New England states as well as acquiring stores from other Aaron's franchisees and Aaron's, Inc., and currently operates 85 stores in 9 states. SEI/Aaron's is the largest Aaron'sĀ franchisee.

Franchisee Details
Units: 85
Brands: Aaron's

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