Jason Krom is the Chief Financial Officer at HOF Resort and Entertainment Company. He possesses a proven track record of guiding strategic and organizational decision making through data-driven analysis and has helped launch several leading product brands over the course of his career. Krom’s previous role was CFO of the Outdoor Products Group at Stanley Black & Decker, including core cordless outdoor products under the Craftsman, DeWalt and Black & Decker brand names, as well as financial oversight of the company’s 20% stake in MTD Products. He previously served as CFO of the Hollister Brand at Abercrombie & Fitch, where he guided the brand to high-single-digit same-store sales improvement and led the corporation’s first zero-based budget process, enabling cost reductions and reprioritizations.
Prior to that, he served as the Finance lead for Global Marketing and R&D at The Hershey Company. He has also held several other financial positions with companies including Philips Electronics, Novartis, and Johnson & Johnson.
Krom earned an MBA with Specializations in Management and Entrepreneurship & Innovation from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he graduated with distinction, and a BS in Finance from The College of New Jersey.