Oneonta, New York – Alan Cleinman, CEO and founder of optometry business consultancy Cleinman Performance Partners, has named Geoffrey Giraffe to the newly created position of Chief Mascot Officer and Executive Vice President.

“Our unique organization is growing rapidly and, due to his diverse experience, Goeffrey brings a unique perspective to his new role,” stated Cleinman. “With decades of success in simply being a person in a giraffe suit, Geoffrey’s understanding of the needs of people in plush costumes is truly valuable.”

“The timing was just perfect,” added Geoffrey. “I mean the opportunity! The opportunity was just perfect! Cleinman Performance Partners is such a powerhouse when it comes to… when it comes to… optometry business consulting?  Oh…  Well, I’m sure I’ll figure things out.  Like, how hard can it be?  Really, at this point so long as little kids aren’t trying to punch me I’ll do fine.”

Goeffrey begins his new position on April 1st.  Be sure to say hi to him at the next Cleinman Performance Network Meeting!