The Running Specialty Group, an operating segment of the Finish Line, has appointed Scott Goodmon as VP, store operations. Goodmon will lead the group’s nearly 800 employees serving the running community nationwide. He will report directly to Running Specialty Group president Bill Kirkendall.
“For the past 12 years, Scott has grown in store management positions with Finish Line, most recently as senior district sales manager in Orlando. He has provided great leadership and guidance during this tenure,” said Kirkendall. “This appointment through Running Specialty Group further illustrates our commitment to growing our brand experience as we strive to be the running specialty resource. Scott has an extraordinary passion for serving the customer as well as those who work with him, and shares the same zest for running and fitness. He is an aspiring Ironman triathlete and has completed four Half Ironman races, 11 marathons and 25 half marathons.”
Goodmon began his career with Finish Line in 2002 and was responsible for driving profitable sales growth for the company as well as training and developing its talent. Goodmon has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Middle Tennessee State University.
The Running Specialty Group includes 58 specialty running shops in 12 states and the District of Columbia under The Running Company, Run On!, Blue Mile, Boulder Running Company, Roncker’s Running Spot, Running Fit and VA Runner banners.