Rhoda Olsen began consulting with Great Clips, Inc. in 1984. She joined the corporate team as an executive and owner in 1987, when Great Clips was a regional chain of 180 salons owned by three partners. Rhoda was named president in 1998 and promoted to CEO in 2011. She led Great Clips from 1,000 salons in 1998 to 4,100 salons at the end of 2017.
Rhoda earned more than 30 years of executive leadership experience through various positions at Great Clips, including a deep understanding of what makes successful organizations work. She was named vice chair of the Great Clips board of directors in January 2018.
Rhoda has prior experience in human resources, business leadership and consulting with various leading companies, including food and agricultural giant Land O’ Lakes.