Dorulla of Greenwood Recognized at Sport Clips National Huddle
Nations Largest Guys Hair-care Provider Reveals Growth Plans,
Showcases Standouts, and Receives Recognition from VFW
Orlando, FL (April 14, 2009) - Ray Dorulla of Greenwood received recognition as 2008 at the Sport Clips National Huddle held here last week.
With almost 1,200 in attendance, the largest Huddle crowd in the franchises history, Sport Clips Founder and CEO Gordon Logan detailed plans for the guy-focused, hair-care providers continued growth and recognized its 2008 successes. Sport Clips now has 640+ stores open across the country with plans to have its 700th store after the first of next year.
A highlight of the meeting came when Logan, a veteran, was honored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) for Sport Clips support of Operation Uplink, a VFW program that affords free call days for US military. Sport Clips is Operation Uplinks largest free call days sponsor.
Special guests of the meeting were Joe Gibbs, former NFL coach and owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, which Sport Clips sponsors, and NASCARs Joey Logano. Additional Huddle highlights included a National Defense Radio broadcast, The Look stylist competition, and speakers from John Paul Mitchell Systems, including Global Artistic Director Robert Cromeans; Mel Kleiman of Humetrics; and experts from the Disney Institute.
Showcased with awards at the Huddle were:
Area Developer of the Year:
Ray Dorulla of Greenwood, IN whose Sport Clips interests include the states of Indiana and Kentucky.
AD of the Year Runner-up:
Ron and Robin Chamberlain San Diego, CA
David and Becky Weseman Omaha, NB
Joe and Jane Klimek and Bill and Sharon Vandrick Houston, TX
Team Leaders (franchisees) of the Year:
Brad and Carla Whitt of Lees Summit, MO, who own six Sport Clips locations.
Runner up Team Leaders of the Year:
Dana and Sarah Raley Clive, IA
Donna and Larry Shipman Norman, OK
Monique and Brad Minton Cypress, TX
Gwen and Greg Jacobson Jupiter, FL
Sport and Karen Weddell Amarillo, TX
Rookie Team Leader of the Year:
Lorraine and Jim Walsh of Vacaville, CA, who have two area Sport Clips stores.
Runner up Rookie TL of the Year:
Steve and Christine Nosser Arrington, TN
Bill and Joanette Rogers Lothian, MD
Chris and Tracy Martin Houston, TX
JJ OConner and Dick Marak Mt. Prospect, IL
Preston and Vicki Luman Edina, MN
Manager of the Year:
Stephanie Nasby - Louisville, KY
Rookie Manager of the Year:
Jessica Givens Edmond, OK
About Sport Clips
Headquartered in Georgetown, Texas, Sport Clips is one of the nations fastest-growing franchises. Entrepreneur magazines January 2009 issue ranked the company in the top 100 franchises in America and top 50 fastest-growing franchises. Sport Clips ranked 21st overall in the recent Dun & Bradstreets (D&B) AllBusiness.com 2009 AllBusiness AllStars and a Top 10 Franchise for Veterans. Sport Clips was established in 1995 by Founder and CEO Gordon Logan. It is affiliated with NASCAR; is the Official Haircutter of several teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), and National Hockey League (NHL); and is the Official Haircutter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) offering preferential franchising options and pricing to veterans. For more about Sport Clips business franchise information or for locations throughout the United States, visit SportClips.com.