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Local Loyalty Firm Klosebuy Creates Advisory Board to Represent Key Stakeholders

The advisory board of experts will provide ongoing input into the service offerings and processes of this leading provider of digital and loyalty solutions for local retailers, says Klosebuy Founder Frank Fennell IV. 
“To announce such a strong leadership team of experts to help carry our vision is such an honor.”  says Frank Fennell, President & CEO. Klosebuy is a distributed marketing platform that links a community by connecting local businesses to the residents. "During the course of my career, I have strived to surround myself with the smartest and most experienced people possible. I always set the bar high; however, the Advisors that we have assembled significantly exceeded my expectations.” 
KlosebuyKlosebuy, a national provider of digital loyalty, engagement, and promotional solutions for retailers, has assembled a team of experts representing the interests of its key stakeholders. Advisors are:  Jan Rogers Kniffen, former Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer at May Co. and Board Chair; John Ebann, Executive Vice President and Secretary, Universal Meridian, Cary Ichter, Managing Partner Ichter Davis LLC & Legal; Charmaine Tang, Senior Client Strategist, BNY Mellon); Cicely Simpson, Founder and CEO, Summit Public Affairs; Duncan Bureau, past President, Air Canada ;  Preston Edmondson, Managing Partner at Trinity Fund Partners; Mark McClellan most recently Dunkin’ Brands Vice President of Development East, and Hap Brakeley, previous Chief Growth Officer, Americas, at dentsu.   
Explains Frank Fennell, “In today’s environment, businesses need additional tools to engage current customers while attracting new customers as well. The moment a business is added to the Klosebuy platform, it instantly receives a web and mobile app presence. The local consumers can then find the business, see its advertisements, earn points, and share offers on social media with a single touch. With Klosebuy’s digital marketing and loyalty program, engaging local customers has never been easier or more affordable.”
Says Jan Rogers Kniffen, “I am very excited to Chair the Board for Klosebuy. Shoppers want to buy locally. They want to support their local community. They want to feel like the store that they are shopping in is their store. Klosebuy makes all of that possible and accessible at a very affordable price for the hometown retailer.” Adds Duncan Bureau, “Having known and worked with Frank Fennell for 20 plus years, I am excited to work with Klosebuy and his extremely capable team. Klosebuy is going to disrupt the loyalty space with a powerful platform that allows locally owned, operated, or franchised businesses to take advantage of a loyalty solution that will deliver revenue results and enhance customer relationship solutions at a fraction of the cost of building it themselves. This is a shop local effort that will contribute to the rebuilding of communities and entrepreneurs in America.”
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