Our Story

Allure – A Christie Company, is an enterprise software development company providing software solutions, a suite of complementary services and ongoing support for its array of digital media and POS solutions. The company, located in Atlanta, provides a wide range of products for the theatre, restaurant, convenience store, theme park, and retail spaces.

The company’s mission is to create, develop, deploy, and maintain enterprise software solutions including those designed specifically to integrate, manage, and power ambient client-owned networks. These networks manage data and marketing content that has been designed and proven to influence consumer purchase behavior.

Leadership

Craig Chapin
Craig ChapinPresident
Craig has over 20 years of experience in retail operations and managing entertainment software engagements. Prior to joining Allure, Craig was Executive Vice-President and Director of The Spear Group, Inc. His responsibilities were overall management of the technology division. Craig was the COO and a Director with VortalLogic, Inc., an ASP hosting and development organization, which merged with The Spear Group in October of 2001. Craig also has served as a consultant and Board of Advisors member for VAST International – an Automated Teller and Ticketing Service company within the Entertainment Market. Craig served as the Director, Industry Head of Radiant Systems Entertainment Group (formerly PrysmTech).
Rodrick C. Glass
Rodrick C. Glass EVP - Sales & Business Development
Rodrick is a former sales leader with IBM Corporation, he has over a decade of experience in sales and client management roles with IBM as well as operations and engineering responsibilities at Delco Electronics / General Motors. Rodrick sits on the Board of Advisors for the School of Industrial Technology at Purdue University were he has established a scholarship. He also sits on the Board of Directors of Think Atlanta, a non-profit organization focusing on inner city youth and their development and education in the computer technology fields. Rodrick holds a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Industrial Technology from Purdue University and an Executive MBA from DePaul University.
Jason McCallum
Jason McCallumEVP - Operations
Jason holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Memphis and an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee. Prior to joining Allure, Jason was Director, Implementation and Services for Intelitix, a web-based customer relationship solution provider for patron dependent organizations such as playhouses and opera houses. He was responsible for personnel management, implementation, training and application support. Jason was previously the Manager of Consumer Business for Deloitte Consulting where he was responsible for the successful completion of client engagements. Projects included a fourteen-month quality assurance cycle, a product selection engagement, and a due diligence study for a start-up software company.
Kevin Romano
Kevin RomanoEVP - Global Media
Kevin Romano leads Christie’s Experiential Network (CEN). He brings an entrepreneurial approach with a diverse background of industries including technology, entertainment and advertising.

Kevin served as Founder/CEO for two decades in the cinema advertising industry and was responsible for creating and implementing the vision of an integrated cinema marketing platform setting industry standards for today’s cinema media buying.  His company grew from one screen in Chinatown, New York to over 7,000 movie screens nationwide and was sold to Screenvision. He also co-founded CineComm Digital Cinema which created the first implementation plan to be proposed encompassing a turn-key solution and financing of the motion picture industry’s paradigm shift from analog film projection to a digital projection platform. After forming a partnership with Hughes-JVC (DILA), Qualcomm (ABSDCT algorithm) and Lucas Film, CineComm was the initial company to exhibit a fully digital major motion picture to a live paying audience on June 18th, 1999 (Star Wars Episode I – The Phantom Menace).

Brian Whitney
Brian WhitneySVP – Global Sales
As SVP of Sales, Mr. Whitney leads the company’s sales efforts around the globe. He is responsible for building the sales organization and culture focused not just on achieving customer satisfaction, but rather customer delight. He comes to Allure with over 20 years of success in the point-of-sale industry specific to cinemas, stadiums and arenas and other hospitality verticals with Radiant Systems and NCR. His experience in building and leading global teams will enable him to deliver on the strategic vision Allure has established for growth in the global market.
Brandi Kler
Brandi KlerSVP - Product Management
As SVP of Product Management, Mrs. Kler is responsible for product management and product strategy at Allure Global Solutions. Mrs. Kler joined Allure Global in March of 2013 and has since built a strategic product management team that is defining market-leading retail techologies including digital signage, point-of-sale systems and analytics.

Mrs. Kler brings over 20 years of experience leading product teams to create best-in-class software at organizations such as Ericsson, Concurrent, Lucent Techologies and BellSouth. Brandi holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Dayton and an MBA from Georgia State University.

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