Kirkland’s Names Strain Chief Financial Officer

Kirkland’s has named Nicole Strain executive vice president and chief financial officer. She has served as the retailer’s interim CFO since May 2017.

Prior to her appointment as interim CFO, Strain served as controller from November 2016 to April 2017. Prior to joining Kirkland’s, she served as the vp/finance and principal accounting officer for Logan’s Roadhouse, a Nashville-based restaurant company, from 2005 through July 2015. While at Logan’s, she also served as the interim CFO and principal financial officer.

“I am delighted to welcome Nicole as chief financial officer,” said Woody Woodward, Kirkland’s CEO. “Nicole has done an outstanding job in her role as interim CFO, and after an exhaustive search with strong candidates from a variety of backgrounds, the board concluded that Nicole has the broad financial experience and relevant industry knowledge that can best serve Kirkland’s as we transform the business.”