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Cathy Pryor Named President at Franklin Retail Solutions

Corporate • May 4, 2020

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA (May 4, 2020) – Cathy Pryor was recently named President at Franklin Retail Solutions.

Franklin Retail Solutions is the leading provider of in-store services within major retailers in the sports, outdoor, and fitness industries. They provide in-store intelligence, merchandising, brand ambassadorship, marketing services and more throughout North America.“We are thrilled to have someone like Cathy Pryor leading Franklin Retail Solutions’ team. Her​ ​accomplishments and expertise are recognized throughout our industry,” said Marty Lillis, CEO of Franklin Retail Solutions. “We look forward to Cathy bringing that talent and experience to her new role with us.”

Pryor was an executive officer and VP of Store Operations at Hibbett Sports leading a team responsible for over 1,000 Hibbett locations. She is the previous Chair of the National Sporting Goods Association. Having a history of more than 30 years in the sports, outdoor, and fitness retail business she has a proven track record of success in organizational expansion, process innovation, visual merchandising, store design and team development. She is an innovator who combines collaboration, knowledge, business acumen and customer understanding to improve processes and set industry standards.

She is an avid outdoor recreationist and enthusiast actively involved in running, cycling, boating and water sports. Cathy has two children and lives in Birmingham, Alabama.