Family Matters January/February 2019

Robert “Matt” Beall has been named president of Bealls Stores Inc., headquartered in Bradenton, Fla. Beall, great-grandson of founder Robert M. Beall, began his retail career at Ross Stores and joined the family business in 2004 in an entry-level buying position. He has held several leadership roles at Bealls Stores, Bealls Outlet Stores and Bealls Inc., in buying, planning, logistics, finance and store operations.

Most recently, Beall was senior vice president and chief merchandising officer for Bealls Stores. He also had responsibility for marketing, exclusive brands and planning and allocation.

Bealls Inc. operates more than 550 Bealls, Bealls Outlet, Burkes Outlet, Home Centric and Bunulu stores in 16 states.

 

Charles Cox has joined Holt Oil Company, based in Wilmington, N.C., as environmental compliance specialist. Cox is a fourth-generation member of the Holt family. Previously, he worked at Morgan Stanley.
Holt Oil Co. consists of Holt Real Estate Inc., Holt Transport Inc. and Holt C-Store Inc., which operates gas stations and convenience stores.

 

Christy Farrell has added the role of project engineer to her business development duties at Progressive Roofing, based in Phoenix. Farrell, a fourth-generation member, joined the company in May 2017.
Progressive Roofing provides commercial, institutional and industrial roofing and waterproofing services.

 

Charles Davis, a non-family member, has been appointed as CEO of the Jones Family of Companies, a third-generation textile firm based in Humboldt, Tenn. Davis has more than 30 years of experience across a range of family-owned textile companies.

Jones Family of Companies, founded in 1936, has two divisions: Jones Yarn and Jones Nonwovens.

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