Leadership

Overview

Experience does matter. With the average Retail Service provider being in business less than 15 years, it’s assuring to know that with SPAR, your merchandising business is being run by people who’ve been doing this for longer than many of our competitors have even been in business.

Christiaan Olivier

CEO & President

Christiaan (Chris) Olivier serves as Chief Executive Officer, President and a Board member of SPAR Group Inc. since September 5, 2017.

As President & CEO he fosters a “culture of growth”, focused on innovating services, creating new technologies and spearheading complimentary acquisitions. With over 25 years as a retail executive he has successfully led global organizations bringing positive transformation in the areas of strategy, business development, sales, marketing, client service and operations. His ability to unite groups and executives have continually grown revenue and client base within each company he has served.

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Kori Belzer

Chief Operating Officer

Kori serves as the Chief Operating Officer of SPAR Group, Inc., as of 2004, having been with the company since 1992.

Throughout her years at SPAR, Kori has been a leader in the areas of Client Service, Field Operations and Sales & Marketing. She has streamlined processes and developed efficiencies that allow the company to focus on the needs and success of its customers. She has also led the successful integration of multiple acquisitions that have provided SPAR’s clients with increased services.

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James Segreto

Chief Financial Officer

James (Jim) Segreto serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of SPAR Group, Inc., as of 2007, having been with the company since 1997 as its Corporate Controller.

As CFO, Jim is responsible for all aspects of financial reporting worldwide. Under his financial guidance, SPAR has expanded into a global enterprise across five continents with in-store merchandising coverage of approximately 50% of the world’s population. He is directly responsible for the company’s consolidation financial, tax and SEC reporting, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, banking and investor relations, strategic direction and M&A activities.

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Gerard Marrone

Chief Revenue Officer

Gerard (Gerry) Marrone joined SPAR Group, Inc. as SVP Sales & Marketing in January 2017 and was promoted to Chief Revenue Officer in December of the same year.

As Chief Revenue Officer he oversees all revenue generation and marketing activities for the company. He is responsible for strategic growth initiatives and expansion of the domestic business. His role includes seeking and leading strategic alliances and joint ventures and he is responsible for developing capabilities and best practices within the sales and marketing function that will be shared and implemented across the organization and the international network.

Gerry brings SPAR over twenty-five years of progressive experience in the marketing services, experiential marketing, professional sports, Internet retailing and big box retail. During his career he has held executive positions for leading companies such as PromoWorks, CROSSMARK, Pierce Promotions, Women’s Professional Soccer and Bed Bath & Beyond.

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Steve Adolph

President, International

Steve serves as the President of the International Division of SPAR Group, Inc., as of June 2016.

As International President, he oversees operational improvements for SPAR’s global businesses and provides executive support to strengthen client relationships among existing international clients. He is also responsible for strategic growth initiatives including geographic and service expansion.

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