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The Pure Barre community is supported by a dedicated corporate team

Pure Barre has a talented corporate team focused on a great mission: improving the lives of women nationwide. We repeatedly hear from our clients how Pure Barre has changed not only their bodies, but their lives. It’s these types of stories that motivate and inspire us every day. As the leading barre franchise in the nation, Pure Barre continues to take barre to the next level through innovation of the technique and the promise to deliver a consistent and amazing experience in our studios all over the country. Learn more about the leaders on our corporate team below.

Carrie DorrFounder & Chief Concept Officer

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Carrie Rezabek Dorr is the founder and chief concept officer of Pure Barre. Carrie grew up professionally dancing, performing and choreographing events all over the U.S. She has extensive training in dance, pilates and fitness. After earning a Business degree from Michigan State and a Law Degree from Wayne State, Carrie opened her first studio in Birmingham, MI in 2001 where she developed the Pure Barre workout. Carrie lived like a gypsy as she personally moved all over the country opening Pure Barre locations in different markets and began franchising the concept in July 2009 while living in LA. She has since created an extensive line of DVDs, at-home barres,  apparel and accessories. Carrie is a member of the Entrepreneur’s Organization as well as being involved with the Summit Series, Renaissance and the Legacy Foundation. She is a guest speaker on entrepreneurship and franchising for the MBA programs at the University of Southern California and the University of Colorado. Carrie is passionate about giving back to the community and launched the Pure Give movement in 2009.  In 2009 while visiting the Pure Barre Denver studio, Carrie was completely caught off guard when she met Frank Dorr. They were married in 2011 and live in Boulder & Vail with their son Luke, two twin girls,  Ruby and Ellie, and two labs, Logan and Moe.

Sloan EvansChief Executive Officer

Sloan Evans - Chief Executive Officer

Sloan Evans joined the Pure Barre team in 2012 as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Pure Barre, Sloan was the Chief Financial Officer of Johnson Development Associates, a real estate development company based in South Carolina that has developed and managed approximately 20 million square feet of retail, office, apartment and industrial properties across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. In addition, Sloan led the management of American Storage, a chain of 31 self-storage facilities located in the Carolinas and Georgia. As part of the senior management team of both companies, Sloan was involved with the development, operations, finances, and corporate strategy across all divisions. Prior to joining Johnson Development, Sloan held various positions in the commercial banking industry. He is a graduate of Washington and Lee University. Sloan is married and has three young children.

Andy WrightChief Financial Officer

Andy Wright - Chief Financial Officer

Andy Wright joined the Pure Barre team in 2013 as Chief Financial Officer. In this role he is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial- related activities of the company. This includes direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning, and information technology. Prior to joining Pure Barre, Andy was the Director of Finance and Asset Management for OTO Development, a hospitality company based in South Carolina that has developed and managed over 50 upscale hotels throughout the US. As part of the senior management team, Andy was involved with the development, operations, finances, and corporate strategy across all divisions. Prior to joining OTO, Andy held various consulting positions with IBM Global Services. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia. Andy is married and has three young children.

Martha AlbergottiVice President of Franchise Development

Martha Albergotti - Director of Franchise Development

Martha joined the Pure Barre Corporate team in March 2013. Prior to joining Pure Barre, Martha led the business development efforts for the National Football League’s Carolina Panthers. In addition, she has previously worked in Global Business Development for the South Carolina Department of Commerce. Martha is a proud graduate of Wofford College, where she served as student body president.

Lainie BelitzVice President of Corporate Strategy

Lainie Belitz

Lainie Belitz brings with her more than a decade of operations experience, advancing upward through California’s largest personal lines insurance agency. During her time with this Fortune 500 company she served in a variety of capacities, including periods in customer service, sales, operations, and eventually ending tenure as an executive-level project manager. During her last two years Lainie oversaw a multi-million dollar, company-wide strategic initiative to create a paperless agency management system. The further Lainie climbed the corporate ladder the more disconnected she found herself from her love of movement. In 2004, she entered a Pilates Teacher Training Program in Los Angeles and began teaching. Shortly after moving to Colorado Lainie took her first Pure Barre class and was hooked. She loved the workout, how it made her feel and the results she saw and continues to see. Lainie served in the Director of Operations role at Pure Barre since 2010 and then transitioned into the product and merchandising operations side of the Pure Barre world.  Lainie is thrilled to take on this new role as VP of Corporate Strategy.

Leslie BickslerVice President of Operations

Leslie Bicksler - Director of Franchise Consulting

Leslie Bicksler joined the Pure Barre team in March 2013 as the Director of Franchise Consulting.  Since this time, Leslie’s role has expanded to include responsibility for overall operations for Pure Barre as the VP of Operations.  Prior to joining Pure Barre, she worked for KPMG LLP, a global audit, tax, and advisory firm, in their Advisory Financial Risk Management division.  At KPMG, Leslie specialized in providing project management, operational excellence, customer experience, merger integration, and strategy services.  She is a graduate of the University of Georgia and an active supporter of the Terry College of Business. Leslie is thrilled to be a part of an organization that promotes entrepreneurship, health, and wellness.  She is excited to partner with Pure Barre studios across the United States to drive towards continued success as the national leader in the barre segment.

Molly CashmanDirector of Marketing

Molly Cashman - Director of Marketing

Molly Cashman joined the Pure Barre team in 2013 as the Director of Marketing. Prior to joining Pure Barre, Molly spent six years handling national marketing initiatives for CreateSpace, an Amazon.com company that helps independent authors, filmmakers, and musicians self-publish and distribute their work. Molly most recently served as the Marketing Director for Wyche, P.A., a full-service law firm that has served businesses in South Carolina for more than 90 years. Marketing gives Molly the opportunity to use both her creative and analytical skills on a daily basis, and she loves that no two days are ever the same. Molly is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina Honors College. As a native of Spartanburg, SC, Molly is excited to be returning home and working with all of the talented professionals at Pure Barre. When she’s not working, Molly is usually trying to keep up with her young daughter, Emmylou, who is trying her best to keep up with their springer spaniel, Amos.

Robin HilliardVice President of Real Estate

Robin Hilliard

Robin came to Pure Barre in June 2013 after working with Weingarten Realty, a retail REIT, for 13 years. At WRI, she was Senior Leasing Executive, then promoted to VP Regional Leasing Director.   Prior to WRI, Robin was owner of Hilliard Properties where she focused on retail tenant representation. Her early experience was with Blockbuster Video as a Real Estate Manager. Robin is a North Carolina native and graduated from UNC Chapel Hill. She is a self proclaimed  "exerciseaholic" and quickly realized the benefits of the Pure Barre technique. Finding great real estate for the Pure Barre studios is fun and rewarding and she’s pleased that this new venture has helped her to reach "cool" mom status with her two daughters!

Margaret WardSenior Manager of Training and Quality Assurance

Margaret Ward - Franchise Specialist

Margaret Ward joined the Pure Barre Corporate team in March 2013. Having taught at the Charleston, SC Pure Barre studios since August 2011, Margaret brings an enthusiasm for the technique as well as hands-on studio experience to the corporate level. Prior to joining Pure Barre, Margaret worked in the higher education and public relations industries. She received her undergraduate degree in business administration from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA, where she was Co-President of the Washington and Lee University Repertory Dance Company. Margaret also earned both a Masters of Public Administration and a graduate certificate in arts management from The Graduate School of the College of Charleston.

Jared WilsonDirector of Design and Construction

Jared Wilson

Jared Wilson joined the Pure Barre team in April 2013 as Director of Design and Construction. Prior to joining Pure Barre, Jared worked for EDENS, a developer, owner and operator of community-oriented shopping centers on the East Coast. At EDENS, he played a key role in the Construction Department and helped develop their Tenant Construction team as Director of Tenant Coordination.  Jared is a native of SC and graduated from Clemson University, where he met his wife. They have a three year old son who keeps them on their toes.