Former COO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Joins Fairway Divorce Solutions as EVP of Corporate Development
CALGARY, Dec. 6 /CNW/ - Fairway Divorce Solutions Ltd., a leading
Calgary-based alternative divorce firm, today announced the appointment of
Cameron Herold, former chief operating officer of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, to the
newly established position of Executive Vice President of Corporate
As a veteran entrepreneur, Herold will lend his expertise to drive
business growth and franchising opportunities for Fairway Divorce Solutions
throughout Canada and the United States. Herold will focus on Fairway's
long-term business strategy and will ensure Fairway maintains its position as
a leading-edge alternative divorce solutions provider.
"On behalf of the executive team, I am pleased to welcome Cameron to the
role of executive vice-president of corporate development," said Karen
Stewart, Founder and CEO of Fairway Divorce Solutions. "Cameron brings more
than 21 years of key experience in branding, business development,
franchising, and strategic alliances and will be a great addition to the
executive team. His proven track record will help execute Fairway's expansion
initiatives and growth opportunities moving into 2008 and beyond."
Prior to Fairway, Mr. Herold was a leading force behind 1-800-GOT-JUNK?'s
explosive success, growing from a start-up in Vancouver to a franchised
company in virtually every major city in North America and Australia.
1-800-GOT-JUNK? has also been featured in USA Today, The New York Times, The
Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and on Oprah, Dr. Phil and Rachel Ray.
Mr. Herold was also the Vice President of Corporate Development at
Ubarter.com, a 900-person firm with a $900 Million market cap based in
Seattle. From June 1998 to May 1999, Herold served as President of Barter
Business Exchange in Vancouver, and from October 1994 to March 1998, Herold
was Vice President of Franchise Development for Coast-to-Coast Franchise
Services (Boyd Autobody & Glass). In these positions, Herold was involved in
the sale, branding and integration of over 120 franchise locations,
development and deployment of e-commerce and Internet strategies, negotiation
of corporate acquisitions and development of numerous strategic partnerships.
About Fairway Divorce Solutions Ltd.
Launched in 2006, Fairway Divorce Solutions Ltd. offers a
first-of-its-kind alternative to the traditional system of divorce by offering
a new divorce paradigm that protects children of divorce through an
accelerated, efficient and affordable process. Fairway Divorce uses a common
sense step-by-step strategic approach. As well, by charging a flat fee there
is no incentive to drag issues at Fairway; they sit on the same side of the
table as clients. Couples meet with their Fairway Divorce advisor
independently and once an issue is agreed upon, they move on to the next issue
and, when all is settled, a lawyer seals the divorce. Fairway Divorce is based
in Calgary, Alberta.