Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spas Appoints Joe Brauer as Chief Technology Officer
Joe Brauer joins Hand & Stone as Chief Technology Officer and will oversee the development and execution of the Company’s long-term technology strategy and roadmap.
TREVOSE, PA. (PRWEB) February 01, 2019 - Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spas, the fastest growing spa concept in the country, announced today the addition of Joe Brauer as Chief Technology Officer. He will oversee the development and execution of the Company’s long-term technology strategy and roadmap, including the adoption of a new POS platform and customer management tools. The Company supports all technology requirements for over 400 franchised locations nationwide performing over three million consumer services annually. In addition, the new position will have responsibility for ongoing management of the Company’s website, networking, infrastructure, security and consumer privacy.
“We are very excited to have someone with Joe Brauer’s retail background join our corporate team. Joe’s long tenure at Bon-Ton stores, leading over 65 IT professionals, has prepared him to be the Chief Technology Officer for our fast growing Company. His insights and experience in bringing new applications and technology to the consumer experience will assure that Hand and Stone remains at the forefront of the industry” said Todd Leff, President and CEO of Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spas.
For the past thirteen years, Mr. Brauer was Vice President Applications Systems at the Bon-Ton Stores, a 267 unit big box retail chain with approximately $2.67 billion in sales in 2016. His most recent focus was in the areas of Ecommerce and omnichannel retail systems. He also lead consumer facing applications such as mobile ordering. Previous major implementations included CRM applications, POS and other cross functional projects.
About Hand & Stone
Hand & Stone is a 410 unit massage and facial spa franchise with a mission to bring massage and facial services to the masses. Launched in 2004, Hand & Stone now has locations in 30 states and Canada and achieved system wide sales in excess of $390 million in 2018. Entrepreneur Magazine has ranked Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas #1 in the Spa Category in the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 for 2019. For more information on Hand & Stone, visit http://www.handandstone.com.
+1 215-259-7540 Ext: 509
SOURCE Hand & Stone