Board of Directors
Matthew E. Rubel
Matthew E. Rubel has served as a director since June of 2017. Additionally, Rubel serves as Executive Chair of KidKraft, Inc. and Chair of Holley, Inc. and Mid Ocean Partners Private Equity Consumer Group. Previously, he served as director for Hudson’s Bay Co., HSNi, the holding company of HSN, Cornerstone Brands and Treehouse Foods, Inc., as well as in advisory, director, and executive roles for Varsity Brands, Roark Capital Group, TPG Capital, L.P., TPG Growth, Collective Brands, Inc., Cole Haan, J. Crew Group, Popular Club Plan and numerous other multi-national retail companies and consumer brands.
In 2010, Rubel became a Presidential Appointee to the House Advisory Council on Trade Policy Negotiation.
Rubel earned a BS from Ohio University and an MBA from University of Miami.
James H. Amos Jr.
James H. Amos, Jr. has served as a director since September 2015. Amos is the former CEO and Chair of Mail Boxes Etc. (MBE), now The UPS Store. He is currently the Advisory Board Chair of APFI, a wholly owned subsidiary of Procter & Gamble dedicated to franchising; director for Zion Healing and ASP UPF Holdings LP, the latter of which owns and operates the Planet Fitness franchises; and on the Executive Counsel for a private equity firm called American Securities. Past chair of the International Franchise Association (IFA), Amos was inducted into the IFA’s Hall of Fame in 2011. He has served on the boards of directors of National Veteran’s Administration, The Marine Military Academy, The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation, Meineke Car Care Centers, Oreck Corporation, Zig Ziglar Corporation, WSI of Canada, The University of Missouri, SkinPhD, The HealthStore Foundation, Ken Blanchard’s Faith Walk Leadership Foundation, Aspen Dental and Planet Fitness.
Amos earned an AB in political science and history from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
Ronald V. DaVella
Ronald V. DaVella has served as a director since the initial public offering in 2014. DaVella also serves as financial advisor or director for Manufacturing Succession Holding, Universal Health, Multiomics, Universal Health Group, Delta Dental of Arizona, NorthStar Security and as Vice Chair of the Strategic Advisory Board of Aura Ventures. Previously, he served as an executive or director of Deloitte & Touche, Mobile Holdings Properties, Alkaline Water Co., NanoFlex Power Corp., and Amazing Lash Studio where he was also a franchisee.
DaVella earned a BS in accounting from Queens College and an MBA in finance from Pace University. He is a certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of Arizona.
Suzanne M. Decker
Suzanne Decker has served as a director since June 2017. Decker is the Executive Project Sponsor and was the Chief Human Resources Officer for Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI). In 2016, ADMI acquired WellNow Urgent Care, where she supported the HR function. Decker also serves as an HR & Talent Acquisition Advisor for Bond Veterinary. She formerly served as a director of Refresh Mental Health and a Director of Human Resources for the Davis Vision Companies, a vertically-integrated vision services provider.
Decker earned a BS in childhood education from Russell Sage College.
Peter D. Holt
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Peter D. Holt joined The Joint in April 2016 as Chief Operating Officer and has since held several roles, including as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Holt’s career spans more than 30 years and includes extensive operational experience in executive 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, where he led its acquisition by Kahala Brands. Holt also served as Executive in Residence of Great Hill Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm, where he was responsible for identifying, qualifying and assisting in the due diligence process of potential franchisor acquisitions. As the Chief Operating Officer of 24Seven Vending (U.S.), a subsidiary of the New Zealand publicly traded company, VTL Group Limited, Holt was responsible for the acquisition-to-franchise conversion expansion strategy in parallel with managing the financing, sales, operations, technology and training for the company. Earlier, Holt held various positions with Mail Boxes, Etc., Brice Foods, Inc. and International Franchise Association.
Holt earned a BA in political science from the University of Washington and an MA in Latin American history from the University of London.
Abe Hong has served as a director since June 2018. Hong is Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Learning Care Group. Previously, he held executive and technology roles at Discount Tire Company, Red Rock Resorts, Inc., Starbucks Corporation and Technologent.
Hong earned a BE in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
Glenn J. Krevlin
Glenn Krevlin is the founder, managing partner, principal and portfolio manager of Glenhill Capital Advisors LLC. He serves as director for Design Within Reach, Inc., Ember Technologies, Capital Q Restaurants and several start-ups. He has held executive and director roles at Cumberland Associates, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS), Centric Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: CTRC), and Restoration Hardware, Inc
Krevlin earned a BA in economics and government from Wesleyan University and an MBA from New York University.