Martin Hanaka

Chief Executive Officer at City Sports, Inc.

Martin Hanaka

Martin Hanaka

Chief Executive Officer at City Sports, Inc.

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Career Highlights

Staples, Inc.
Lechmere, Inc.
City Sports, Inc.

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1171

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1949

Age

69

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Lead Director & Managing General Partner at Highland Capital Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at City Sports, Inc.

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Former President & Director at City Sports, Inc.

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Marketing Domain Expert, Highland Consumer Partners at Highland Consumer Fund

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President at Golfsmith International, Inc.

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Operating Partner at Fireman Capital Partners LLC

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Chief Operating Officer at Partners In Health

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Partner at Highland Capital Partners LLC

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Trans World Entertainment Corp.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Inc.

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Martin Hanaka
Chief Executive Officer at City Sports, Inc.
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Along with its excellent faculty and facilities, Cornell University boasts a beautiful location in the Finger Lakes region of central New York. The huge hillside campus overlooks Lake Cayuga and is crisscrossed by deep gorges and bridges. Cornell is unique among the Ivy League universities in that its agricultural program is part of the state school system. Cornell is well known for its schools of engineering and hotel management. Its strengths in research and instruction have earned it membership in the Association of American Universities, and Cornell can also boast of a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Cornell's athletic teams are called the Big Red.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2015 - Current

City Sports, Inc. operates sporting goods stores The company was founded by Mike Kennedy and Eric Martin in 1983 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Partner
Tenure Unconfirmed

Highland Capital Partners (HCP) focuses on investments in companies in the communications, consumer, Internet, digital media, healthcare and information technology sectors. They specialize in seed, early-stage, later-stage and growth-stage investments, venture buyouts, spin-outs and recapitalizations. Within the information technology sector, HCP focuses on: the Internet, digital media, new media, emerging media, e-commerce, online business, software, services, software-as-a-service (SaaS), open source software, low-cost telesales, online marketing, payment systems, emerging broadband, interactive television and media technologies. The firm's communications sector investments typically include networking and communications infrastructure, mobile, wireless technologies, telecommunications services, service opportunities, cable infrastructure and semiconductors. Within the healthcare sector, HCP prefers to invest in medical technology, software, services, medical devices and biotechnology. The firm's consumer investments focus on consumer goods, consumer services and retail. HCP invests primarily in the US, Asia and Europe. They are typically the first institutional investor in their portfolio companies and usually take a seat on their portfolio companies' boards of directors.The Highland Consumer Fund focuses on investments in the consumer products, consumer services and retail sectors. The Fund targets consumer-facing companies that require capital for growth and expansion. The Fund seeks companies with unique products or services, proven business models as evidenced by sustainable unit economics and replicability on a large scale without margin erosion from competitive forces.

Professional
Prior - 2015

The Highland Consumer Fund brings together an investment team with extensive experience founding, growing, operating and investing in successful growth-focused retail investment opportunities.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
1998 - Current

Trans World Entertainment Corporation is one of the largest specialty music and video retailers in the United States. Founded in 1972, the Company currently operates over 350 stores across the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and operates a retail Web site at www.fye.com. Trans World’s national mall-based store portfolio and the majority of its free-standing stores are united under the brand name F.Y.E., (For Your Entertainment); the mall portfolio also includes select Saturday Matinee and Suncoast movie stores. The Company’s stores offer a wide selection of entertainment products, including CDs, DVDs, video games, trend/specialty items and related accessories. The Company’s headquarters, along with its distribution center, is in Albany, NY

Director
Current

City Sports, Inc. operates sporting goods stores The company was founded by Mike Kennedy and Eric Martin in 1983 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Director
Current

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy, Inc. operates as a pharmacy and health store. Its products includes facial care and makeup products, as well as beauty accessories; body care, hair care, bath and shower, sun care and bug spray, shaving and hair removal, hand and foot care, and kids and baby skin care and bath products; vitamins, supplements, minerals, sports and nutrition. The firm has offices in California, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington. The company was founded by Don L. Summerfield, Dale Schwartz and Barry Perzow in June 2000 and is headquartered in Boulder, CO.

Member-Governors Board
Prior

Boys & Girls Clubs offers club programs and services and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Boys & Girls Clubs of America offers school programs throughout the United States. The firm's programs include character and leadership, education and career, health & life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation. Boys & Girls Clubs of America was founded in 1860.

Political Donations
$10K
2012
$500
2009

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is the only national organization solely devoted to electing Republicans to the U.S. Senate. The NRSC provides invaluable support and assistance to current and prospective Republican U.S. Senate candidates in the areas of budget planning, election law compliance, fundraising, communications tools and messaging, research and strategy.

$7,500
2004

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is the only national organization solely devoted to electing Republicans to the U.S. Senate. The NRSC provides invaluable support and assistance to current and prospective Republican U.S. Senate candidates in the areas of budget planning, election law compliance, fundraising, communications tools and messaging, research and strategy.

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