Michael Bennett joined the Buddy’s team in 2015 and has proudly served as the CEO since July 2019. For more than 27 years, he has accumulated rent-to-own leadership, management, franchise and corporate operations experience with the nation’s top four rent-to-own companies, including Rent-A-Center, Rent-Way, Aaron’s and now, Buddy’s. In his current role as CEO, he oversees and develops Buddy’s Home Furnishings operational and strategic initiatives supporting both corporate and franchise operations. Bennett proudly serves the industry nationally on the Association of Progressive Rental Organizations (APRO) Board of Directors and as a member of its Financial Advisory Committee.

Michael Bennett

Chief Executive Officer