Hand and Stone Franchise Corp. 609-‐587-‐9800
Hand & Stone Appoints Scott Brennan as Chief Financial Officer
11/18/13 -‐ Hamilton, NJ – Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas (Hand & Stone), one of the fastest growing spa franchises in the country, announced today the addition of Scott Brennan to the management team as Chief Financial Officer.
Scott brings to Hand and Stone over fifteen years of finance, accounting and strategic management experience with a concentration in franchising. With a proven track record in upgrading accounting systems, developing business analytics and information technology, Scott will be instrumental in helping manage Hand and Stone’s explosive growth.
Most recently Scott served as Vice President of Finance at American Driveline Systems, the parent company to AAMCO Transmissions and Cottman Transmission, where he lead multiple facets of the finance team for the 1,000 store company. He successfully helped implement a new accounting system and served as the finance project leader completing due diligence and negotiation of several potential asset acquisitions by the company. Prior to working at American Driveline, Scott was Director of Corporate Finance for Diamond Triumph Auto Glass, a national auto glass replacement firm.
“Hand and Stone is experiencing record setting growth both at the spa level and in the number of spas opening and we are excited to be able to attract a seasoned executive like Scott Brennan to help us take the company to the next level” said Todd Leff, President and CEO of the brand. The Company has already opened thirty new spas in 2013 and expects to open another fifteen before year end, achieving some $90 million in system wide sales. The chain now has 127 open locations and has awarded 62 new franchises so far this year – a company record.
Hand and Stone has also announced that Jay Curcio, Director of Finance has been promoted to Controller. Curcio has been with the company since 2010 and has managed all aspects of the Company’s finance department since that time.
Hand & Stone is a 125-‐plus unit massage and facial spa franchise with a mission to bring massage and facial services to the masses. Launched in 2005 by a passionate physical therapist, John Marco and now led by franchise veteran Todd Leff, Hand & Stone now has locations in 20 states and Canada. For more information on Hand & Stone, visit www.handandstone.com.
*Introductory Offers valid for first visits. Not valid for gift cards. Services include 50 minute hands-on service and time allotted for dressing and consultation. Prices and services are subject to change and may vary by location. Offers may not be combined. Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spas are independently owned and operated franchise locations.