Kelly Roddy was named president of Schlotzsky’s in December 2007, and since then he has built a strong management team, introduced new programs, and launched a systemwide rebranding effort, all of which have helped lead to five years of consecutive sales growth. He joined the company from H-E-B® Grocery Company, a 106-year-old retailer with more than 315 locations throughout Texas and Mexico. While at H-E-B, Kelly served as director of sales and marketing and later became director of retail operations. Before his tenure at H-E-B, he was vice president and executive director of new business development for Scholastic Corporation, the renowned national book publisher, distributor, and retailer. Prior to that, he spent eight years with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in a variety of positions. In 2011, Kelly received his Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) designation from the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives and is also a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA). Kelly currently serves on several boards of directors, including Baylor’s Marketing Board, Hankamer School of Business Board, and the Caritas Board, among others.