Safelite AutoGlass Names Regional Head of People from Search Led by Hanold Associates


Safelite AutoGlass has named Evelyn Jones as Regional Head of People, based in Texas. Hanold Associates’ Ashley Schiele and Katrina Prospero led the search.

Evelyn Jones comes to Safelite from Sally Beauty and Victoria’s Secret Stores where she held various HR leadership positions. Reporting to the AVP of People at Safelite, Ms. Jones will partner with the business and People and Leadership Development (PLD) team to drive the people strategy and all issues related to organizational design, talent management, performance management and workforce planning in the region. In this newly created role, she will lead and support the People Business Partner teams, business leaders, and field management teams to ensure the company maintains effective and aligned associate relations across all Southeast locations.

“Evelyn is a fantastic HR leader who has a successful track record of supporting field-based populations,” said Ashley Schiele, Hanold Partner. “In addition to her strong HR business partnership experience, she is wonderfully warm and engaging and just an overall great person. She will be a fabulous addition to the Safelite team.”

Safelite Group is one of America’s most recognized premier service brands, delivering unrivalled automotive glass repair, replacement and claims management services generating annual revenues over $2 billion. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the company operates more than 7,800 Mobile Glass Shops and 600 stores in all 50 states, with approximately 15,000 associates nationwide. Safelite continues to expand and has ambitions to grow more than 50% in the next 4 years. To support this growth moving into the future, talent management will be a key area of focus for the organization.

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