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On Discovery Day, potential franchise owners meet with our Development
Team and Executive Team members.
Read our Team Members' bios below to learn more about who we are and why we’re a team you can trust as you contemplate this hair care franchise opportunity.
Gordon B. Logan Founder and CEO
Prior to opening the prototype Sport Clips in 1993, Gordon Logan owned and operated salons throughout Texas. He served as a member of the International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN, the trade association for chains and franchises representing over 20,000 salons) from 2002 to 2014, served as President from 2008 to 2012, and remains active, working with the Board on government regulatory reform. Since 2011, he has served on the VFW Foundation Board, which directs the charitable efforts of the VFW for active duty service men and women and veterans. He was elected to the board of the International Franchise Association (IFA) in 2013 and currently serves on its Educational Foundation Board, and is past Chairman of the IFA VetFran committee. He also is a leader in the newly-formed Future of Beauty Industry Coalition that is working toward common, sensible licensing standards in the industry. In 2015, he received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Central Texas and also was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by ISBN. In 2016, he was the named the Entrepreneur of the Year by the IFA and was appointed to the Southwest Research Institute Board of Advisors. He also served on the Board of Visitors for Southwestern University from 2010 to 2013.
Before he was a salon owner, Logan served as an Aircraft Commander in the U.S. Air Force (1969-1976), after which he worked as a financial planning and control consultant with Price Waterhouse & Co. in Houston, Texas (1976-1980). He is a graduate of MIT (BS, '68), and The Wharton School of Business, at the University of Pennsylvania (MBA with Honors, '76). He is also a retired CPA in the State of Texas.
Edward Logan President and COO
Prior to joining Sport Clips’ executive leadership, Edward Logan served as senior director of operations for Sport Clips under Connie Boltinghouse, who previously served as vice president of operations. Logan joined Sport Clips full-time in January 2010 after working as a consultant with Deloitte Consulting in Dallas. He has been in charge of the company-owned Sport Clips stores in Austin, Texas, Las Vegas, Nevada, Little Rock, Arkansas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. As Chief Operating Officer for the Sport Clips system, he oversees operations for the company’s more than 1,700 stores. Logan is a graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
Dave Siebert Chief Financial Officer
Dave Siebert joined Sport Clips in November 2018 as the Chief Financial Officer responsible for developing and leading the execution of financial strategies for the brand. Siebert has more than thirty years of senior financial leadership experience in the financial sector, from a Big 4 accounting firm, KPMG, to major companies in several different industries, including seven different franchise concepts. Siebert is a graduate of Miami University (Oxford) and is a CPA in the State of Texas. He is active in a number of professional and charitable organizations.
Kathy Schaaf SVP of Human Resources and CHRO
Kathy Schaaf joined Sport Clips in December 2019 and is responsible for driving positive outcomes in the areas of talent acquisition, talent management, and engagement. Before joining Sport Clips, Schaaf was SVP of Human Resources and CHRO at CTI Foods, where she was responsible for leading the human capital and environmental, health & safety strategy in support of the company’s overall business plan and strategic direction. Throughout her career, she has held top leadership roles in human resources with Advanced Integration Technology, Flowserve Corporation, The Timken Company, iCrossing, Inc., and others. Schaaf has extensive global experience in organizational infrastructure, employee engagement, leadership development, staffing, and change and performance management. She holds an Executive MBA from Grand Canyon University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Ottawa University.
Dan Miller Chief Information Officer
Dan Miller became Sport Clips’ first chief information officer in December 2014. Miller comes to Sport Clips from Massage Envy, where he served as chief information officer for six years. With more than a decade of experience in the information technology sector and 10 years within franchising, Miller has held positions with companies such as TMP International in Tempe, Arizona, and Realty Executives International in Phoenix, and has served on the International Franchise Association (IFA) Technology Committee.
Miller graduated from the University of Scranton with a Bachelor of Science degree in health and business administration. He received a master’s certificate in applied project management from Villanova University and is also a Certified Scrum Master (CSM).
Greg Smith Chief Development Officer
Greg Smith served as director of real estate at Sport Clips from July 2003 to December 2007 and senior director of real estate from December 2007 to December 2012. He was promoted to vice president of real estate in December 2012 and then promoted to chief development officer leading the real estate and franchising development teams in December 2017. From November 2000 until July 2003, Smith was a senior real estate manager for Sally Beauty Company of Denton, Texas. In 2013, Smith was named in Chain Store Magazine’s “Top Ten under 40” ranking.
Martha England SVP of Marketing
Martha England has been with Sport Clips since 2008 and served as Vice President of Marketing since December 2009 until her prometon to SVP of Marketing in October 2018. From June 2000 to September 2007, England was Vice President Business Development for MedCath’s Heart Hospital of Austin and Heart Hospital of New Mexico. Prior to that, England served as Vice President and Media Director for full-service advertising agencies and spent 10 years as a Promotions Development Director with Coca-Cola, Dr Pepper of Albuquerque. In addition, she owned and operated Spotbuyer of New Mexico, a media buying business, from January 1996 until December 2004.
She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from University of New Mexico and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from Purdue University.
Julie Vargas VP of Career Opportunities
Julie Vargas has been with Sport Clips since the very beginning, having joined with the opening of the first store in 1993. As vice president of career opportunities, Vargas is responsible for creating and building strong recruiting programs, sourcing, training and driving brand awareness and opportunity to attract and retain stylists across more than 1,800 stores in the US and Canada. She is in her sixth year and is currently serving as chair of the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Science (NACCAS) and is also chair of the National SkillsUSA technical Committee for Cosmetology. She also has 28 years of experience as a licensed cosmetologist.
Donna Whitaker RVP Company Operations
Donna Whitaker joined Sport Clips in September 2003 as a stylist in Northwest Arkansas. A licensed stylist since 1985 and owner of her own salon from 1992 to 2003, Whitaker was quickly promoted through the Sport Clips ranks from stylist to coach and then regional coach in 2006. From 2009 to 2018 she served as area director, traveling across the country to work with Sport Clips stores and team members around the country. As regional vice president of company operations, she is responsible for the oversight and management of the more than 70 Sport Clips company-owned locations.
Jerry Eulentrop Director of Franchise Development
Jerry Eulentrop’s diverse franchising experience spans 23 years. He joined Sport Clips as director of franchise development in July 2012. Prior to joining Sport Clips, he served as area development manager for MBE/The UPS Store for 14 years, from 1998 to 2012. Eulentrop’s franchise career started in 1992 as franchise sales manager for ERA Franchise Systems, where he had development responsibilities throughout the Midwest and was tapped to develop a system to target the conversion of large independent real estate agencies. He holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a minor in philosophy from the University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Jim Atkinson VP of Franchise Development
Jim Atkinson currently serves as the Vice President of Franchise Development for Sport Clips. He joined as the director of franchise development in July 2013 and served in that capacity until January 2018. From January 2018 – March 2019 he served as Senior Director of Franchise Development and was promoted to his current role in April 2019. Prior to joining Sport Clips, he served as director of non-traditional development for The UPS Store, Inc. from December 2010 to July 2013. From July 2009 to December 2010 he served as manager of industrial engineering and operational excellence for The UPS Store, Inc., and from September 2006 to July 2009 he served as international development manager for The UPS Store, Inc.
Stacey Gamboa Manager of Franchise Administration
Stacey Gamboa joined Sport Clips in July of 2012 as an administrative specialist. In April 2014 she was promoted to manager of franchise administration. She manages, facilitates, and maintains heavy involvement in all aspects of the administrative role for franchising including document production and compliance tracking.
Norkaris Ortiz Specialist, Franchise Administration
Norkaris Ortiz provides administrative support to all Sport Clips Team Leaders, from the time the initial franchise agreement is signed through each new store opening and license renewal. She has been a part of the Sport Clips team since April 2014.
Jennifer Guzman Specialist, Franchise Recruitment
Jennifer Guzman joined the Sport Clips team in September 2014. As the first point of contact when inquiries are made about the Sport Clips opportunity, Guzman assists candidates with any initial questions to help guide them through the discovery process. Her role is to ensure potential Team Leaders know the basics of the business model, are qualified and directed to the appropriate representative to further explore the Sport Clips franchising opportunity.
Jessica Rossy Director of Real Estate
Jessica Rossy is director of real estate at Sport Clips and manages the real estate team on strategic growth and planning for new store locations. She has been with Sport Clips since 2005 managing the real estate process in various areas of the country. Her career in the commercial real estate industry began in 2002, with Sally Beauty Company as a Sr. Real Estate Manager, where she managed the site selection for the Southeast region. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from University of Texas – Arlington and has been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers since 2003.
Joel H. Reichman Real Estate Director
Joel Reichman’s retail and real estate experience spans 45 years. He joined Sport Clips as real estate director in February, 2012. Prior to joining Sport Clips, he was a partner in Lerner Real Estate Group, LLC from 2003-2011. He is an accomplished senior level executive with more than forty years of progressive retail management experience directing corporate strategy, business planning, merchandising, operations, team building, real estate and store expansions. His strong business acumen has allowed him to increase growth and drive productivity in highly competitive retail environments.
Shea Laffere Real Estate Director
Shea Laffere is Sport Clips' real estate director and has been in the retail real estate industry since 2000. He started his career with United Commercial Realty in San Antonio and then subsequently worked at KB Toys and then Sally Beauty Company. Laffere has been with Sport Clips for 11 years assisting in real estate in various states throughout the country. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geographical Information Systems from Texas State University – San Marcos.