Company

Vision

Allure Global Solutions, Inc. provides dynamic digital media solutions and comprehensive, flexible enterprise point-of-sale (POS) software. Allure Global’s wide array of POS and digital media offerings are bolstering sales at theaters, restaurants, convenience stores, theme parks, stadiums, arenas and retail spaces worldwide.

Mission

The company’s mission is to create, deploy and support high-quality enterprise software solutions for cinema-specific point-of-service systems, self-service kiosks, fountain display solutions, digital menu boards, digital merchandising screens and order confirmation displays.

Overview

Allure Global Solutions, Inc. is an enterprise software development company providing solutions, comprehensive services, and support for its array of dynamic digital media products and POS software. The company, located in Atlanta, Georgia, provides an unprecedented array of products for theatres, restaurants, convenience stores, theme parks, and retail spaces. The company combines the back office capabilities, POS and self order systems, with extensive experience in digital merchandising, digital menu boards, digital order confirmation, digital box office, digital movie posters, digital auditorium signage, self-service kiosks, and building controls integration.

Management Team

Craig K. Chapin – President & CEO

Craig has over 20 years of experience in retail operations and managing entertainment software engagements. Prior to joining Allure, Craig was Executive Vice-President and Director of The Spear Group, Inc. His responsibilities were overall management of the technology division. Craig was the COO and a Director with VortalLogic, Inc., an ASP hosting and development organization, which merged with The Spear Group in October of 2001. Craig also has served as a consultant and Board of Advisors member for VAST International – an Automated Teller and Ticketing Service company within the Entertainment Market. Craig served as the Director, Industry Head of Radiant Systems Entertainment Group (formerly PrysmTech). Craig's former positions include: Vice President, Amusements, PrysmTech, LLC, Vice President Business Development, Med-Quip, Inc., Director of Finance, White Water Park – Silver Dollar City, Inc., Business Consultant, Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Rodrick C. Glass - EVP – Sales & Business Development

Rodrick is a former sales leader with IBM Corporation, he has over a decade of experience in sales and client management roles with IBM as well as operations and engineering responsibilities at Delco Electronics / General Motors. Rodrick sits on the Board of Advisors for the School of Industrial Technology at Purdue University were he has established a scholarship. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Think Atlanta, a non-profit organization focusing on inner city youth and their development and education in the computer technology fields. Rodrick holds a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Industrial Technology from Purdue University and an Executive MBA from DePaul University.

Jason McCallum – EVP - Operations

Jason holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Memphis and an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee. Prior to joining Allure, Jason was Director, Implementation and Services for Intelitix, a web-based customer relationship solution provider for patron dependent organizations such as playhouses and opera houses. He was responsible for personnel management, implementation, training and application support. Jason was previously the Manager of Consumer Business for Deloitte Consulting where he was responsible for the successful completion of client engagements. Projects included a fourteen-month quality assurance cycle, a product selection engagement, and a due diligence study for a start-up software company. Jason's other former positions include: Manager, Distribution Center Administration, AutoZone Project Manager, AutoZone.

George Yunis – SVP - Marketing and Consumer Engagement Strategies

George is a Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) industry thought-leader and visionary with over 17 years of advertising and marketing experience that spans the recent hyper-evolution of marketing from traditional media to the current era of the Connected Consumer / Consumer Engagement, by leveraging digital technologies for communications. Prior to joining Allure, George was the Senior Director, Creative Services for ARAMARK where he played a leading role in guiding development of pioneering online on-demand customization applications, founded and launched the 200-site ARAMARK Digital Signage Network, built innovative broadcast advertising partnerships and programs, as well as created numerous custom food brands ranging from Food & Beverage, Major League Baseball, to Banking, Healthcare and Hospitality. George’s principal client and work experience includes Live Nation / Clear Channel Broadcasting, Coca-Cola, General Mills, Air Touch Cellular / Verizon, and many other major brands.

Bob Roddy - Chief Financial Officer

Bob brings over 25 years of finance and administrative management expertise to Allure. Previously, Bob served as Chief Financial Officer for Presidio Network Solutions where he oversaw the Finance and Accounting functions for an enterprise that grew from $40 million to $350 million in Revenue. He has also served as Controller and Treasurer in the quick service restaurant industry. Bob received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Georgia.

Chris Cordery – Sr Director, Quality Engineering

Chris earned a BBA from Georgia State University and has nine years of experience in the IT industry with over five years of experience leading or managing quality testing efforts. Prior to joining Allure, Chris was a QA Team Lead/Senior Quality Assurance Analyst for Mirant Corporation, where he directed the QA Test Teams priorities and led several testing efforts on the Endur project, an energy trading application. Chris was previously the Quality Assurance Manager for Caldwell-Spartin, where he was responsible for all aspects of testing, including test automation and personnel management. Chris' other former positions include: Business Analyst, EDS , Inventory Audit Supervisor, Circuit City Stores, Inc., Senior Auditor, Circuit City Stores, Inc., Regional Technician Manager, Circuit City Stores, Inc.

Board Members

William K. Geppert – Chairman of the Board

Bill Geppert is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Cox Communications, San Diego. He has more than 28 years of operating experience in the telecommunications industry. Prior to coming to San Diego, he served as Managing Director of Cable North West, the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing digital, broadband cable-telephone system. Prior to that, he was Vice President and General Manager of Cox Communications in New Orleans.

Mr. Geppert is currently Chairman of the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation and past-chair of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the San Diego International Sports Council and past chairman of the California Cable & Telecommunications Association. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of San Diego and was appointed to serve on Governor Schwarzenegger’s Broadband Task Force for the State of California. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida and an Executive MBA from Stanford University.

Craig K Chapin – President & CEO
Rodrick Glass – EVP – Business Development
Jason McCallum – EVP - Operations