|Finish Line Appoints Sally McKelvey Vice President, Strategy for the Finish Line brand|
INDIANAPOLIS, Oct 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL), a leading national retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, today announced that Sally McKelvey has been appointed Vice President, Strategy for the Finish Line brand.
McKelvey previously served as Senior Director, Operations Financial Planning and Analysis, at 7-Eleven, Inc. She was promoted to that role after nine years of progressively increasing responsibilities with the Dallas convenience store chain. In 2009, McKelvey was named servant leader of the year at 7-Eleven.
Before her time at 7-Eleven, McKelvey worked for six years in audit and strategy consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture. She also spent 12 years in the energy field with Progress Energy and WGL Holdings.
"Sally's talent for critical thinking will be valuable in her new role with Finish Line," said Steve Schneider, President and Chief Operating Officer. "She will be a key member of our leadership team, with the role of leading the evaluation, development and implementation of strategic growth initiatives for the Finish Line brand. Sally will analyze, recommend and implement programs that will provide growth opportunities, increase operational productivity and enhance profitability for our company. We are pleased to have her on board."
McKelvey is a CPA and earned a bachelor's degree, with a major in Accounting, from Grove City College in Pennsylvania and an MBA from George Mason University in Virginia.
About Finish Line
Finish Line is a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Finish Line operates 645 stores in malls across the United States. More than 11,000 Finish Line sneakerologists help customers each day connect with their sport, their life and their style. Online shopping is available at http://www.finishline.com/ and mobile shopping is available at m.finishline.com. Follow Finish Line on Twitter at Twitter.com/FinishLine and "like" Finish Line on Facebook at facebook.com/FinishLineUSA.
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