PLANO, Texas (Oct. 5, 2012) – ColorTyme, Inc. announced today the hiring of Greg Turner as the company’s newest Franchise Consultant, who will work with franchisees at their locations in their day-to-day operations, in addition to assisting new ColorTyme stores when they join the company.
With over 20 years of rent-to-own experience, Greg brings a wealth of knowledge about the industry to his new role, in which he will work with franchisees in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
“The advantages of having a Franchise Consultant with the extensive experience that Greg brings are numerous and are sure to benefit our franchisees immensely,” said ColorTyme CEO Cathy Skula. “With the continued growth of our brand, Greg will be a big part of helping each franchisee maximize their success with ColorTyme.”
Prior to joining ColorTyme, Turner rose through the ranks at Rent-A-Center, where he began as a store manager before assuming the position of District Manager, and then becoming a Regional Director. He spent 14 years with the company, 11 of which were spent at the multiunit management level.
“I am very excited to work with the ColorTyme family,” Turner said. “I look forward to developing long term relationships with all the wonderful franchisees within our system.”
Greg will be based from his home in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area where he lives with his wife and three children.
ColorTyme, Inc., founded in 1979, is America’s oldest franchisor of independently owned-andoperated rent-to-own stores. ColorTyme franchisees operate 195 rent-to-own stores in 33 states, and the company’s custom-wheels-and-tires franchise brand, RimTyme, operates 22 stores in 10 states. ColorTyme is headquartered in Plano, Texas, and is an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of the largest RTO company in the world, Rent-A-Center (NASDAQ: RCII).
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