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.

Mike Matacunas

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mike is responsible for setting strategy and leading the global organization of more than 25,000 merchandisers across 9 countries and 5 continents.

He brings more than 30 years of retail, services, technology and leadership experience to the business and a track record of driving growth, increasing profitability and creating shareholder value.

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Kori Belzer

Global Chief Operating Officer

Kori serves as the Global Chief Operating Officer of SPAR Group, Inc. Prior to that she served as the Chief Operating Officer since 2004, having been with the company since 1992.

Throughout her years at SPAR, she has been instrumental to the growth and success of the business. Kori has been a leader in the areas of Client Service, Field Operations and Sales & Marketing, providing a high level of focus on strategic client relationships to drive success and growth for all customers. She has streamlined processes and developed efficiencies that allow the company to focus on the needs and growth of its customers. Throughout her career at SPAR, she has led the successful integration of multiple acquisitions domestically and internationally that have provided SPAR’s customers with increased services and added value.

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Ron Lutz

Chief Global Commercial Officer

Ron leads SPAR’s global business development, and is responsible for global branding and marketing, as well as the business in Japan and Canada.

Ron has built a 35-year executive career guiding Fortune 100 companies and private organizations in the retail customer experience space. He led organizations through transformational growth, business solution strategies, brand and market expansion. Throughout his career Ron has held executive responsibilities in the areas of business development, experience design, strategic growth, marketing, omni-channel deployment, international expansion, and acquisitions. He has a track record of developing solutions from strategy to execution which delivered increased customer engagement, strategic relationships, and improved profitability.

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Fay Devriese

Chief Financial Officer

Fay DeVriese serves as the Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Secretary of SPAR Group, Inc., as of August 2020.

As CFO, Fay is responsible for all aspects of financial reporting worldwide of SPAR Group, Inc. She 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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William Linnane

Chief Strategy and Growth Officer

William leads group strategy and is responsible for developing new markets, acquisitions, expanding global programs, executing the technology strategy, and growing the Store Remodel and the Assembly businesses.

William has, over his 25-year career, highly relevant US and International experience. He has successfully delivered shareholder value by leading strategic change, driving operational excellence, and growing the top line across different businesses and markets. He has held leadership positions in iconic and well-known retailers, including Tesco in the UK and Ireland, and Sears and Kmart in the US; with accountabilities in the areas of Strategy, Merchandising, Finance, M&A, Vendor management and negotiation, Operations, Inventory management, Marketing, Digital, Data, and International markets.

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Husam Mufti

Chief Information Officer

Husam joined SPAR Group in 2000 as a Software Developer and in 2019 was promoted to Chief Information Officer.
Husam has been a part of SPAR’s digital journey in different capacities. During which, he led multiple IT teams through different initiatives to design, streamline, and modernize the overall systems’ capabilities and efficiencies. Husam’s leadership and dedication have been a cornerstone of SPAR’s global expansion over the past two decades, including North America, and Asia-Pacific. As Chief Information Officer, Husam is responsible for advancing SPAR’s digital strategy and enhancing SPAR’s global market leadership.

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