Class of 2016
Sloane Perras is a seasoned corporate executive and leader in retail brands and global logistics with expertise in post-acquisition integration of top two industry leaders as well as transitioning two, separate large publicly held companies from family control to investor control. Perras also has expertise in cyber security, corporate governance and complex regulatory environments. Perras is the Chief Administrative & Legal Officer for two privately held iconic franchise brands; and, as part of both executive teams, she regularly reviews the companies’ enterprise risk strategies, financial controls and is very familiar with the businesses’ flows of revenue. Perras also manages Krystal’s Risk management function and advises the Risk functions of its sister companies. She implemented the first shared services arrangement for her private equity’s $1.3 billion portfolio of 7 commonly owned restaurant companies providing enterprise strategy for innovation, regulatory compliance and HR risk mitigation.
Following the departure of her predecessor at Aaron’s, Inc. (“AAN”), Perras stepped in as Acting General Counsel and executive team member. Both before and during that time, Perras worked closely with Aaron’s CEO and Board of Directors on corporate governance, including reporting direct to the Audit Committee on cyber and privacy issues until her departure to Krystal.
From 2002 through 2011, Perras worked in companies involved in the global supply chain. She was the Vice President, Assistant General Counsel & Assistant Corporate Secretary of Americold Logistics, LLC and corporate counsel of Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (“EXPD”). At Americold, she served as a key team member in the IPO readiness and IPO and secured indenture offering of the largest global logistics REIT and the resulting integration of two industry powerhouses. Throughout her supply chain background, she has addressed significant regulatory and compliance matters, especially around global enforcement protocol.
Perras has a BS Finance from UF and earned her law degree, Cum Laude, from UGA School of Law. She is the President of The Krystal Foundation. Perras also is a recognized leader promoting diversity in her community and industry as well as being Krystal’s executive liaison for the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce and restaurant industry groups.