Holley has announced that Dominic Bardos has been appointed CFO. A seasoned financial executive with extensive public company experience, Bardos will serve as a member of the executive leadership team and report directly to President and CEO Tom Tomlinson.
“I am pleased to welcome Dominic Bardos as our CFO,” said Tomlinson. “Dominic brings over 30 years of global finance and accounting experience across multiple industries, including retail, consumer services, entertainment, and hospitality. He has a proven track record of delivering results and creating value. Dominic’s public company experience along with his expertise in providing insightful and actionable business analysis and his focus on leading and developing high-performing teams will play a vital role in supporting our success as a public company.”
Most recently, Bardos served as vice president of Finance for Tractor Supply Co., the largest publicly traded rural lifestyle retailer. Previously, he served as CFO for Cambridge Franchise Holdings. Additionally, he held several leadership positions at ServiceMaster including three years as the divisional CFO for Terminix, their largest division. His experience also includes leadership positions in financial planning & analysis, strategic sourcing, supply chain, and customer service operations in large organizations such as Caesars Entertainment, Hilton Hotels and Harrah’s Entertainment.
“I am thrilled to be joining Holley at such an exciting time in the company’s history and to have the opportunity to further elevate this brand that so many performance car and truck enthusiasts love. Those valuable consumer relationships and Holley’s long track record of innovation puts the company on a strong road to achieving growth, and I look forward to helping drive Holley on its journey,” said Bardos.about:blank
Dominic earned a Master of Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor’s degree in Management from the University of Memphis, Fogelman College of Business & Economics.
The appointment comes after Holley recently entered into an agreement to become a public company through a business combination with Empower Ltd., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company. Holley’s majority shareholder is Sentinel Capital Partners L.L.C., one of the nation’s leading midmarket private equity firms.