Bret Sanders Joins The Joint Corp. Board of Directors
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—April 17, 2015 —The Joint Corp. (Nasdaq: JYNT) (or the "company"), a national healthcare franchisor of chiropractic clinics, today announced that Bret Sanders will join the company's board of directors, expanding the number of board members to seven.
Bret Sanders has served since 1992 as Director of Equity Trading at Sanders Morris Harris Inc., member FINRA/SIPC, a Houston based registered broker dealer and investment advisor. Prior to joining Sanders Morris Harris, Mr. Sanders was employed in the legal and investment consulting business, advising investment firms on regulatory and compliance issues.
Mr. Sanders is a founding member and has served for six years on the board of directors of R Bank Texas, a regional bank based in Round Rock and Austin, Texas, and is a member of the board of directors of The Sunshine Kids and HeartGift, two charitable organizations based in Houston. Mr. Sanders is also an owner and has served for 15 years as a member of the board of directors of Ryan Sanders Baseball, Inc., parent company of The Round Rock Express, Triple-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's Texas Rangers. In addition, he is a former owner and board member of the Corpus Christi Hooks, Double-A affiliate of Major League Baseball's Houston Astros. Mr. Sanders is a graduate of the University of Houston, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
"We are delighted that Bret is joining our board," stated John B Richards, chief executive officer. "His diverse financial background and meaningful entrepreneurial experience will be especially valuable to The Joint Corp. at this stage in the company's growth."
About The Joint Corp. (NASDAQ: JYNT)
Based in Scottsdale, Ariz., The Joint…the chiropractic place® is reinventing chiropractic care by making quality alternative healthcare affordable for patients seeking pain relief and ongoing wellness. Our membership plans and packages eliminate the need for insurance, and our no-appointment policy, convenient hours and locations make care more accessible. The Joint performs more than two million spinal adjustments a year across 250+ clinics nationwide. For more information, visit www.thejoint.com, follow us on Twitter @thejointchiro and find us on Facebook, You Tube and LinkedIn.
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