|Peter D. Holt|
Chief Executive Officer
Peter D. Holt has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company since January 2017. Mr. Holt previously served as Chief Executive Officer from August 2016, acting Chief Executive Officer from June 2016, and Chief Operating Officer from April 2016. The Board also elected Mr. Holt to serve as a director of the Company, effective August 2016. Mr. Holt, has had extensive operational experience in senior management with companies that have multiple store locations and franchises. Most recently, he served as President and CEO of Tasti D-Lite LLC, a retailer of lower-fat dairy desserts. He held that position from 2013 until Tasti D-Lite was purchased by Kahala Brands in June of 2015. Prior to Tasti D-Lite, from 2005 until 2007, Mr. Holt served as Executive in Residence of Great Hills Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm. At Great Hills Partners, he was responsible for identifying, qualifying and assisting in the due diligence process of franchisor acquisitions. From 1997 through 2003, Mr. Holt held various positions with Mail Boxes, Etc., including Executive Vice President of Franchise Sales and Development. Ultimately, he was responsible for all franchise sales functions including domestic sales, site selection/retail center development, and the international sales and operations division. Mr. Holt served on the International Franchise Association (IFA) Board of Directors from 2013 to 2015 and as Chairman of the International Affairs Network (IAN) of the IFA from 1998 to 2007. Mr. Holt earned a Master of Arts degree from the University of London and completed his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Washington, where he graduated cum laude.
|John P. Meloun|
Chief Financial Officer
John P. Meloun was promoted to serve as Chief Financial Officer, effective November 2016. Mr. Meloun started at The Joint in March 2015 as Director of Financial Planning and Reporting. He brings with him 18 years of experience in financial analysis, planning and reporting. Prior to joining the organization, he served as the Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis for the University of Phoenix, a primarily online postsecondary education institution. He also served as the World Wide Financial Planning and Analysis Manager for the Embedded Computing business unit under Emerson Network Power, a former division of Emerson Electric Company. He began his career with Motorola where he held various financial accounting, reporting and planning positions within several different business units. Mr. Meloun holds an MBA and a BA of Finance from Arizona State University.