Charles J. Bonfiglio – Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Mr. Charles J. Bonfiglio became Chief Executive Officer, President, and Director of “Tint World, LLC” in September of 2006. Charles converted a chain of six independently owned auto accessory, and window tinting centers to an international franchise chain. To accomplish this, Bonfiglio formalized a standard uniform operations manual, trademarked the TINT WORLD® name and logos, drafted the companies Franchise Disclosure Document, and successfully filed it with the United States federal trade commission, enabling TINT WORLD® to become an international franchise offering in 2007. TINT WORLD® is the industry leading window tinting and automotive accessory specialty centers and residential and commercial flat glass window tinting centers. As the lead executive of TINT WORLD®, Bonfiglio is responsible for all functions related to the leadership, development, direction, and operation of the company as well as for growing the family of franchise dealers while adhering to the company’s budget and growth projections.
Bonfiglio oversees all sales, marketing and business functions within the company, including active management of nine corporate operations staff and the marketing department. He directs and manages all aspects of planning, execution and performance of the company’s annual budget and catalog of product and services offerings. Bonfiglio also directs and manages the company’s annual marketing plan that includes designing TINT WORLD® creative artwork, planning, execution and performance of the company’s print advertisements, direct mail and internet marketing services. Finally, Bonfiglio also develops and maintains the company’s business relationships with the company’s manufacturers, distributors and suppliers. TINT WORLD® is the Industry leading window tinting and automotive accessory specialty center franchise that started back in 1982.
Additionally, Bonfiglio has served as a Chief Executive Officer, business, and franchise developer for the privately held Meineke Car Care Centers from June 1983 through August 2014. In 2006 Bonfiglio founded and became Managing Member, and Stockholder of Auto Parts Network located in Boca Raton, FL. Bonfiglio has founded numerous companies in his career, and has been a seed investor in many successful start-up entities, and has also developed, acquired and managed several large scale real estate development projects in New York and South Florida.
Charles J. Bonfiglio is a results-oriented professional with a successful background in business management and real estate development. He is an expert at leading automotive companies to high profits with extreme customer satisfaction through unparalleled team building leadership with broad-based experience that reflects creativity and a winning attitude. As a strategically driven, entrepreneurially minded visionary, Bonfiglio continuously seeks to develop new business opportunities through leveraging innovation and integrating new channels of revenue streams to maximize profitability while continually focusing on core business improvement.
With over 25 years of developing and leading many successful business operations, Charles J. Bonfiglio is a business executive with broad experience in all aspects of business and real estate development. He has expert direct experience in the automotive parts and service industry, franchising, ecommerce, web design and software development, patents, trademarks, brand marketing and advertising, real estate development and financial management.
Jeanette Bonfiglio – Chief Financial Officer and Secretary
Mrs. Jeanette Bonfiglio was appointed TINT WORLD® Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary in January 2007. Additionally, Bonfiglio has served as a Chief Financial Officer, Secretary, and franchise developer, for the privately held Meineke Car Care Centers from June 1985 through Augusut 2014.
Jeanette Bonfiglio oversees all administrative business functions within the company’s accounting department and actively manages three corporate bookkeeping staff. She directs and manages all aspects of budgeting, projections, P&L, balance sheets and performance of the company’s financial reporting. Bonfiglio also directs and manages the company’s franchise administration that includes franchise fees and the TINT WORLD® national advertising fund.
Jeanette Bonfiglio is an experienced automotive industry executive, possessing major accomplishments in both business and financial management. She is directly responsible for managing sales flow, human resources and accounting, with efforts resulting in the successful establishment for more than eight startup automotive companies in the South Florida market.
With over 25 years of hands-on development and management of many successful business operations with growing sales volume and profits through increased market penetration, Jeanette Bonfiglio possess the ability to handle the direction and motivation of personnel in the areas of sales, customer service, inventory control, merchandising, purchasing, compensation and expense control.
Paul Pirro – Vice-President of Operations and Product Management
Mr. Paul Pirro was appointed TINT WORLD® Vice President of Dealer Operations and Product Management in November 2009. Paul comes to TINT WORLD® with over 20 years of 12 volt industry service in retail, manufacturing, trade media, information services and car audio competition experience. In June 2010, Paul became and continues to be an Education Committee member for both MERA “Mobile Electronics Retail Association” and MECP “Mobile Electronics Certified Professional” and was a contributor to the newest MECP Basic Installation Technician study guide released in 2010. Paul also was the National Sales Manager for Mobile Electronics Magazine from October 2008 to November 2009. Before that, from May 2007 to October 2008, Paul was Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Victory Technologies business management and software solutions. Prior to that, from March 2001 to May 2007, Paul was Vice President of Operations of Select Products; a mobile electronics manufacturer and distribution business. Paul’s career and experience includes managing the Installer Challenge competition trade and sound-off events for over 5 years, and car audio competitor judge with major mobile electronics and aftermarket organizations.
Anthony Foley – Franchise Development
Mr. Anthony Foley was appointed TINT WORLD® Franchise Development in May 2008. Anthony has been with United Franchise Group since November of 2006 and came to TINT WORLD® after having worked in Franchise Development for United Franchise Group including brands; SignARama, EmbriodMe, Bill Board Connection, World Franchisors and Franchise Greenhouse organizations, all in West Palm Beach, FL. Prior to Anthony’s Franchising background, he worked with Randstad Staffing Solutions of Atlanta, Georgia from 2005-2006 and was Advertising Manager for Brillante Enterprises of Tallahassee, FL between 2003 and 2005.