Killgore Upped to COO of Sleep Train

Rob KillgoreRob Killgore

SACRAMENTO, Calif.-Rob Killgore has been promoted to chief operations officer of Sleep Train.

Formerly senior executive vice president, Killgore is now in charge of the specialty retailer's strategic planning and daily operations. He began his career with Sleep Train 25 years ago as a part-time delivery driver while attending California State University-Sacramento.

In addition, Sleep Train has named Diane Hanratty as director of human resources, Brett Thornton as director of training and development, Mark Tseu as vice president of information technology, Gina Davis as director of branding, Hernani Alves as enterprise vice president of sales, Matt Jessell as vice president of alternative-channel sales, Darin Edwards as director of operations training and Mike Lavelle as enterprise vice president of strategic plan execution.

Also, Sleep Train has promoted the following regional executives: Scott Higgins as regional vice president of Southern California sales, Brian Fifield as regional vice president of Northern California sales, Scott Murphy as regional vice president of California operations, Mike Estes as regional vice president of Pacific Northwest sales and Bob Young as regional vice president of Northwest operations.

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