President, Interstate All Battery Center
Walt Holmes is President and General Manager of Interstate’s All Battery Center retail segment and Chief Legal Officer for Interstate Batteries. The business segment encompasses retail outlet franchises, oversight of company-owned stores, Teel-sales, e-commerce, inside sales, vendor management, process design and improvement, marketing, merchandising, technology enabling infrastructure as well as accounting and finance. Additional roles served at Interstate include Vice President of PowerCare and Interstate-owned territories, as well as Vice President of the Distributor Operations group. With his vast experience across Interstate Batteries, he is well-positioned to lead franchisees into impressive growth in business and retail segments. Prior to joining Interstate in 1995, Walt worked for several Dallas law firms handling litigation, employment and insurance matters. A member of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas General Counsel Forum, he graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and Juris Doctorate degree from Baylor Law School. He is an avid fan of John Grisham novels and thoroughly enjoys coaching baseball and playing golf. Walt and his wife reside in Coppell with their three children.