PlayCore is pleased to announce the addition of Roger Posacki to its executive team. Roger has joined the organization in the role of President, and will work from PlayCore’s Chattanooga corporate office, reporting to the company’s CEO, Bob Farnsworth. The team will continue to focus on the Company’s strategic priorities and goals.
Roger brings a wealth of senior executive experience with a proven ability to grow large and profitable businesses in challenging markets. He has been instrumental in creating value through a variety of sales and acquisition strategies and consistently achieving profit goals while managing top-line growth. His background includes a variety of companies focused on school and education markets, most recently as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Elmer’s Products, an iconic brand with legacy status among core customers. He strategically positioned Elmer’s to become an umbrella company of brands building value with customers, driving innovation, and leveraging an analytical approach to become thought leaders. Prior to Elmer’s, Roger was the Chief Operating Officer at Carson-Dellosa Publishing overseeing their 3 operating units focused on education and curriculum. Roger’s earlier career began in sales and marketing with Proctor & Gamble then with Crayola serving as President of Crayola of Canada. Roger has been actively involved on the Board of Directors with the Kids in Need Foundation and he has participated on other non-profit Boards and industry associations. He and his family are excited about relocating to the Chattanooga community.
Roger expressed, “I am extremely honored to be joining the talented team at PlayCore and look forward to contributing to the ongoing success of this dynamic company as we continue to build and strengthen communities through play.” Farnsworth added, “We are excited to cultivate and strengthen our quality team at PlayCore as our business continues to grow.”
PlayCore helps build stronger communities around the world by advancing play through research, programs, and partnerships. They infuse this learning into their complete family of brands. PlayCore combines best in class planning and education programs with the most comprehensive array of recreation products available to create solutions that match the unique needs of each community they serve.