Scott Kelly Named First Sport Clips Haircuts VP of IT
GEORGETOWN, Texas (February 15, 2013) – Scott Kelly has been named Vice President of Information Technology, a new position for Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation’s leading franchise dedicated to men’s and boys’ haircuts. Kelly has 20 years of experience in the IT industry, with seven years focus in the franchise industry.
“We have one of the fastest-growing franchise businesses in the country. Through this new leadership position, Scott will help us move our technology forward, and plan strategically, with the continued goal of providing an exceptional client and team member experience,” says Sport Clips founder and CEO Gordon Logan. “Overall, we are expanding our entire Support Team capabilities, increasing our IT budget by over 80 percent and adding 20 new positions to our support team in the year ahead.”
Kelly comes to Sport Clips from Mr. Gatti’s L.P. and previously worked for U.S.A. Managed Care, Symtx, CommuniCare Health Services, Limited Brands and was EncompassIT’s principal partner. “I am excited to be a part of a brand that is recognized as an industry leader and look forward to leveraging technology to help grow the brand,” he says.
Kelly, who has been a proud Texan for 13 years, was born in Minnesota, reared in Florida and is a graduate of The Ohio State University. He and his wife, Katerina, have two children.
About Sport Clips Haircuts
Sport Clips Haircuts is headquartered in Georgetown, Texas and was established in 1993 by founder and CEO Gordon Logan. The sports-themed haircutting franchise, which specializes in haircuts for men and boys, is ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the top 20 “Fastest-Growing Franchises,” and in the top 10 percent of the “Franchise 500.” Sport Clips is the “Official Haircutter” of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), offers veterans preferential pricing on haircuts and franchises, and was named as one of the “Top Franchises for Veterans” by Franchise Business Review. Our “Help A Hero” program has raised almost $2 million to help deployed and hospitalized U.S. service members call home through the VFW’s Operation Uplink. Sport Clips is a proud sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing’s NASCAR drivers Denny Hamlin and Elliott Sadler, and partners with numerous NCAA and professional sports teams. To learn more about Sport Clips, visit www.sportclips.com.
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