Robert Broadhead | Senior Advisor to the Board of Directors
For 40-plus years Mr. Broadhead has been engaged in financial management. He is a now a private investor and business consultant. Throughout his illustrious career he has been directly involved in raising over $300 million in various business structures and transactions, with extensive experience working in executive management and on the boards of several successful retail and service businesses.
He started his career as a Management Trainee in 1972 and served as a Corporate Financial Officer of Jewel Companies, Inc., until 1984 when the company was sold. He has served in the capacity of CFO to Bill's Dollar Stores, Sunbelt Nursery Group, which had a successful IPO, and Quorum International. From 1994-2003 he was the Partner/EVP/CFO to Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon & Spas, which they sold to private equity.
Mr. Broadhead has a B.S. and M.B.A in Finance from North Dakota University. He is also a certified public accountant. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife, two sons, and four grandchildren, and considers himself one of the luckiest guys on the planet.