TULSA, OK (March 26, 2018) Entertainment & golf innovator, FlyingTee, announces the hiring of Bradley K. Wardlow to join the executive management team as Chief Operating Officer. Wardlow brings extensive operations experience in fast-paced entertainment venues and will serve a critical role as FlyingTee expands its concept nationally.
“Brad has the leadership skills and experience needed to grow FlyingTee from one to multiple facilities across the nation over the next couple of years. His success in growing the Rave Cinemas to over 60 locations across the United States speaks directly to our near-term plans for FlyingTee,” said James Vollbrecht, FlyingTee’s CTO.
Wardlow founded and operated Metis Management Consulting, where he focused on operations for start-up and early-stage growth companies in the entertainment sector. He directly supported the largest exhibition trade association in the world, which represents over 33,000 movie screens in the United States and additional cinemas in 95 countries worldwide.
Prior to that Wardlow was part of the founding management team of Rave Cinemas that grew the company from a start-up to the 5th largest movie exhibition company in the United States, operating 60-plus locations in 22 states.
“I am very excited about joining the FlyingTee team in one of the most dynamic segments of the entertainment industry,” Wardlow said. “The founders and leadership team of FlyingTee have displayed a commitment to fun, innovation and guest experience, and are primed for expansion in this exciting category. I very much look forward to the privilege of playing a role in the future success of this next-generation entertainment concept.
John Vollbrecht, CEO of FlyingTee added, “We are focused on growing our concept. We believe that the FlyingTee experience is the future of active entertainment. Brad is a wonderful addition to our team and will help FlyingTee take the next step in becoming the innovative leader in active entertainment.”