Photo Release -- Tandy Leather Factory CFO Named as President of Fort Worth Chapter of Financial Executives International

Shannon Greene
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FORT WORTH, Texas, July 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (Nasdaq:TLF) announced today that Shannon Greene, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, was recently named as President of the Fort Worth chapter of Financial Executives International for 2014-2015.

Shannon Greene, President Fort Worth Chapter of Financial Executives International

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Ms. Greene serves as Chief Financial Officer of Tandy Leather Factory, Inc., based in Fort Worth, Texas. She joined the company in 1997 as assistant controller, then served as controller until she took the CFO position in 2000. She is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Corporate Leadership Advisory Council and is a member of the SEC's Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies. She is also a member of the Texas Society of CPA's Professional Standards Committee and serves on the board of The Women's Center, a non-profit organization in Fort Worth.. She was selected as CFO of the Year in January 2014 by the Fort Worth Business Press.

"We are extremely proud of Shannon for being recognized for her dedication and achievements as a leading CFO by Financial Executives International," said Jon Thompson, Chief Executive Officer. "Her enthusiasm and commitment to excellence will be of great benefit to the Fort Worth organization."

About Tandy Leather Factory, Inc.

Tandy Leather Factory, Inc., (, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a specialty retailer and wholesale distributor of a broad product line including leather, leatherworking tools, buckles and adornments for belts, leather dyes and finishes, saddle and tack hardware, and do-it-yourself kits. The Company distributes its products through its 29 Leather Factory stores, located in 19 states and 3 Canadian provinces, 80 Tandy Leather retail stores, located in 36 states and 6 Canadian provinces, and three combination wholesale/retail stores located in the United Kingdom, Australia, and Spain. Its common stock trades on the Nasdaq with the symbol "TLF".

About Financial Executives International

The Fort Worth Chapter of the Financial Executives International was chartered in 1973 and has over 145 members. These members represent a broad spectrum of companies and industries in Tarrant County. FEI, the leading advocate for views of corporate financial management, is a professional association of 10,000 CFOs, treasurers and controllers. FEI enhances member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, publications, and special reports and research. For more information, visit our website at

CONTACT: Shannon L. Greene, Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (817) 872-2300 or Mark Gilbert, Magellan Fin, LLC (317) 867-2839 or

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