Dr. TATTOFF Inc., a California-based provider of laser tattoo removal services, recently completed the initial closing on its $2m financing.
The company will use the capital to open four additional facilities in California and Texas, with plans to have 12 facilities open by the end of 2011 in select major U.S. cities.
In conjunction with the financing, Dr. Gene Bauer was appointed chairman of the board. Dr. TATTOFF also named two new directors, Joel Kanter and Gene Burleson, who join CEO John Keefe and Dr. Will Kirby.
The company is also actively pursuing dermatology professionals to serve on its Dermatology Advisory Board.
Founded in 2004, Dr. TATTOFF currently owns and operates three clinics in Southern California (Beverly Hills, Irvine and Encino) providing laser tattoo and hair removal services.