Wild Birds Unlimited, Inc. Announces Organizational Leadership Changes

CARMEL, IN / ACCESSWIRE / December 21, 2021 / Jim Carpenter, Founder, President and CEO of Wild Birds Unlimited, Inc., today announced organizational leadership changes at the franchisor’s Franchise Support Center.

As part of his goal to provide clarity and focus on the business while balancing the needs of their retail customers, franchise customers and their own internal staff, Carpenter has elevated key leadership roles. at its franchise support center in Carmel, Indiana.

Former Department Directors have been promoted to Vice Presidents of their respective departments with Cheryl Camp promoted to VP Controller, Christa Anderson promoted to VP of Coaching, Scott Prill promoted to VP of Communications & Training, Jim Lesch promoted to VP of Product & Supply and Bo Lowery promoted to vice president of marketing.

Dan Dobbs, former chief information officer, has been promoted to vice president of information systems and chief information officer.

Paul Pickett, former Director of Development, has been promoted to Executive Vice President with his role as CDO.

Part of the leadership changes is Pat Perkinson, Executive Vice President and COO, slated for summer 2022 retirement.

“I am so sorry to see Pat go after his 26 years of dedication to the Wild Birds Unlimited (WBU) family,” Carpenter said. “She has done an incredible job helping to make WBU one of the best franchise operators in the world. She will be sorely missed by our franchise store owners and the staff at the WBU Franchise Assistance Center. She is truly a model of our WBU mission, vision and values ​​and has helped bring joy to the lives of so many clients.

To ensure a smooth transition after Perkinson’s departure, Amy Moore, former President of Retail Concepts, has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Retail Concepts and will also be co-COO with Perkinson until her departure, when Moore will become PLEASE / COOL.

About Wild Birds Unlimited

Wild Birds Unlimited is the original and premier franchise system of specialty bird food and nature stores with over 345 locations across the United States and Canada. Wild Birds Unlimited specializes in bringing people and nature together with bird food and natural products, expert advice and educational events. Listen to our podcast, Nature-centric, to learn more about feeding birds and enjoying nature in your garden. The episodes can be found here, https://www.wbu.com/podcast. Visit our website and buy online at www.wbu.com. To find out how to open your own Wild Birds Unlimited, visit www.wbufranchise.com.

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