Launch Trampoline Park Appoints New Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development
Seasoned executive Travis Kososki joins family entertainment and action park franchise
December 28, 2018 // Franchising.com // WARWICK, RI - Launch Trampoline Park - a year-round, family entertainment and action park franchise co-founded by three-time Super Bowl champion Ty Law and entrepreneur Rob Arnold - welcomes Travis Kososki as a Partner, Chief Financial Officer and Head of Business Development.
In his new role, Kososki will be responsible for providing strategic input and leadership to Launch. He will promote industry best practices to optimize operations across the franchise, focusing efforts to improve profitability for all Launch franchisees. In addition, he will leverage his extensive experience to support key strategic initiatives to grow the company and drive strong financial performance at Launch corporate.
“We’re delighted to expand our senior leadership team with the addition of Travis as our new CFO and Head of Business Development," said Launch co-founder and CEO Rob Arnold. "Travis is a gifted executive and leader with more than 12 years of investing and operating experience. His unique skill set will be invaluable as we enter our next phase of growth and further our mission to develop an exceptional new offering in the family entertainment industry.”
Mr. Kososki is a seasoned entrepreneur and senior executive who has founded and managed a number of companies across a wide range of sectors including consumer, retail, logistics, distribution, real estate development and entertainment. Prior to joining Launch, Kososki served as the Managing Director of Maverick Development Corp, a diversified investment holding company, overseeing all aspects of the company’s operations including business development, capital raising and capital allocation, strategic planning, finances and operations. He also previously founded KANGO Trampoline Park in Central Asia. Prior to that, he was an Investment Analyst at Goldman Sachs in New York.
“I can’t imagine a more exciting time to join Launch and help the company grow into one of the leading family entertainment companies,” Kososki said. “What attracted me to Launch is the team’s innovative approach to the industry, differentiated product offering and strong franchisee support. I am thrilled to join Launch at this point in the company’s life cycle and look forward to helping the company achieve continued success in the years to come.”
Mr. Kososki joins Launch at a time of rapid expansion of its national footprint. Launch is currently a Top-5 trampoline/action park franchise with more than 20 parks operating in 13 states and more than 10 additional locations under construction and set to open in the upcoming months. In addition, development deals have already been signed for more than 30 parks throughout California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Texas and Virginia.
About Launch Trampoline Park
Founded in 2012 by entrepreneur Rob Arnold and former NFL star and three-time Super Bowl champion Ty Law, Launch Trampoline Park is an innovative leader in the family entertainment industry. A year-round action park featuring giant jumping surfaces, dodge ball courts, ninja courses, laser tag arenas, and more, Launch is an ideal place for kids and adults alike to let loose while also providing a great environment for families to spend time together. Currently, there are more than 20 parks open and operating in 13 states, with numerous others in various stages of development across the country. For more information, visit www.launchtrampolinepark.com.
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