Sandra Trenda Promoted to Chief Legal Officer for Great Clips

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 31, 2011—Great Clips, the world’s largest salon brand, is proud to announce the promotion of Sandra Trenda from Vice President and General Counsel to Chief Legal Officer effective Feb. 1. Trenda will play a key role in brand protection and will be providing a greater focus on franchisee coaching and transitions when the brand is at risk.

With more than 25 years of experience in franchising, Trenda’s knowledge and experience allow her to expand beyond the scope of legal compliance to encompass a multitude of business issues that are integral to the franchising business.

In addition to responsibility for new business development, Trenda ensures Great Clips has a sound operating environment for business success by managing its compliance with key legal policies and requirements, and by helping it develop solid legal best practices. This includes overseeing franchise registration and disclosure requirements that are central to supporting the company/franchisee relationship. Trenda joined Great Clips in 2000.

About Great Clips, Inc.

Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has more than 3,000 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world’s largest salon brand. Great Clips salons employ nearly 30,000 stylists who receive ongoing training to learn advanced skills and the latest trends. Make Great Clips your choice for value-priced, high-quality haircare for men, women and children. No appointments needed, and salons are open nights and weekends. And, it’s more convenient than ever with Great Clips’ Online Check-In. To check-in online, visit or download the app for Android and iPhone. For more information about Great Clips, Inc. or to find a location near you, visit