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Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spas Promotes Kris Smith to Vice President of Real Estate Development
6/9/14 - Hamilton, NJ – Franchise real estate veteran, Kris Smith, was promoted today to Vice President of Real Estate Development for the fast-growing Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa system.
In the past year, Kris has negotiated and finalized 55 leases for franchisees and has played the lead role in overseeing the construction and market development process for the opening of 52 new Hand and Stone locations. Kris joined Hand & Stone in 2012 as Director of Real Estate. Before that Kris was most recently Vice President of Brand Services for Saladworks, a 100+ unit chain of fast casual salad restaurants. He has worked for several franchise systems throughout his 25-year career, including Domino's Pizza and Dunkin Brands, as well.
“Kris has played a pivotal role in our growth,” said Hand & Stone President and CEO, Todd Leff, “he has been instrumental in our ability to get new spas opened in A locations. With over 100 more locations currently in development we will be relying on Kris’s experience and drive to get locations open on time and on budget. The franchisees he works with have a deep respect for his ability to manage the entire process from lease through the completion of the construction of the spa.”
ABOUT HAND & STONE
Hand & Stone is a 160-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 21 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.