• 25 Years of Team Work: Curt Brannon and Sympateco

    Curt Brannon, founder and CEO of Sympateco, describes his company’s relationship with Sport Clips Haircuts as "an ant farm." He says, “There is a lot of activity and work done below ground, but it’s about us not being visible from the surface. Our priority is to outfit each and every store ...
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  • Neal Geiger: 25 Years of Creative Leveling Up

    In 2004, Neal Geiger, was contracted by Sport Clips Haircuts to provide creative direction for a new TV spot. Always looking for ways the raise the bar in every way, including its marketing, Sport Clips decided to invest in national advertising. At the time, Sport Clips was a small brand, but it was ...
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  • ABC’s of Franchising: Goals

    “People with goals succeed because they know where they are going.” – Earl Nightingale If you are looking into franchise opportunities, chances are you are pursuing a goal. Maybe it’s a goal of being an entrepreneur, or perhaps it is to be your own boss, create greater work/life balance , or to ...
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  • Sport Clips VCC Team Leader Profile: Amanda Donovan

    About five years ago, Amanda Donovan found herself at a crossroads, unsure of what her next step should be. Following a job opportunity for her husband, Ryan, a private corporate pilot, the couple relocated to West Virginia from Kentucky. She then took a close look at what she wanted this next ...
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  • Sport Clips VCC Team Leader Profile: Ben Mangels

    After more than 30 years working for a large bank, the constant travel and long hours began to take their toll on Ben Mangels. He longed for more time with his family and more control over his time and life. He also began to worry about job security. “As a highly compensated vice president, I ...
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  • Julie Vargas: 25 Years of Helping Stylists Grow Their Careers At Sport Clips

    As a newlywed and young mother, Julie Vargas felt the struggle many parents feel in the attempt to create work-life balance. As a salon manager with a competing brand, she saw her effectiveness as a store manager being questioned just because she was a working mother. It became clear to her, that ...
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  • Jean Booth: 25 Years of Development at Sport Clips

    Jean Booth was first introduced to Sport Clips Haircuts in 1995 as a franchise consultant with a major consulting firm. Because of her background in site construction, she was asked to monitor the build out of the brand’s second store. “When the truck was unloaded, and the store started to come ...
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  • 2018 Team Leaders of the Year: Arif and Susan Taj

    "Championship Experiences" headlined Sport Clips Haircuts National Huddle, an annual event that drew more than 3,200 team members earlier this year to celebrate the leading haircare franchise dedicated to men and boys in its 25 th anniversary year. Each year, top award winners are recognized at the ...
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