Holley has appointed Dominic Bardos as its new chief financial officer, the company announced. A seasoned financial executive with public company experience, Bardos will serve as a member of the executive leadership team and report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer Tom Tomlinson, the company said.
“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 Company, a publicly traded rural lifestyle retailer. Previously, he served as chief financial officer 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 and 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.
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 and 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.