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Industry Advisory Board

The Baker Retailing Center Industry Advisory Board brings together retail leaders from some of the world's most recognizable brands. This group of executives meets twice every year to discuss trending industry topics and provide input on Center strategy.

Laura Alber (C'90)

President, Chief Executive Officer, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. 

Mohammed Alshaya (WG'84)

Chief Executive Officer, M.H. Alshaya Company

Jay Baker (W'56)

Former President and Director, Kohl’s Corporation; Chairman, Jay H. Baker Retailing Center Advisory Board

Tim Baxter

Former Chief Merchandising Officer, Macy’s Inc. 

Stacey Bendet (C'99)

Designer, Founder, alice + olivia

Dorrit Bern

Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Charming Shoppes, Inc. 

Tory Burch (C'88)

Chief Executive Officer, Designer, Tory Burch LLC

Paul Charron

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Campbell Soup Company

Emanuel Chirico

Chief Executive Officer, Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation

Silas Chou

President, Chief Executive Officer, Novel Enterprises Limited

Maxine Clark

Former Chief Executive Bear, Chairman of the Board, Build-A-Bear Workshop

Millard Drexler

Chairman, Outdoor Voices

Roger Farah (W'74)

Executive Director, Tory Burch LLC

Oscar Feldenkreis

President, Chief Executive Officer, Perry Ellis International

Marshall Fisher

UPS Professor of Operations and Information Management, the Wharton School

Michael George

President, Chief Executive Officer, QVC

Morris Goldfarb

President, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. 

Joseph Gromek

Chairman of the Board, Tumi

Mindy Grossman

Chief Executive Officer, Weight Watchers International, Inc. 

Sam Haddad (W'93)

President, Haddad Brands

Ken Hicks

Former Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer, Foot Locker, Inc. 

Brendan Hoffman (C'90, G'97)

Chief Executive Officer, Vince

Denise Incandela (WG'92)

Head of Fashion Group, Walmart eCommerce

David R. Jaffe (W'81)

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, Ascena Retail Group, Inc. 

Howard Kahn (C'91)

Chief Executive Officer, Madame Alexander/Kahn Lucas

Thomas A. Kingsbury

President, Chief Executive Officer, Burlington Stores, Inc. 

William P. Lauder (W'83)

Executive Chairman, Chairman of the Board, The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.

Victor Luis

Chief Executive Officer, Coach

Kevin Mansell

Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Kohl’s Corporation

Scott Meden

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Nordstrom

Mitchell Modell

Chief Executive Officer, Modell’s Sporting Goods

Kevin Plank

Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer, Under Armour

Jorge Pont

Assistant to the Chairman, Director, International Expansion, El Corte Ingles, S.A.

Bruce Rockowitz

Chief Executive Officer, Vice Chairman, Executive Director, Global Brands Group

Pierre-Yves Roussel (WG'93)

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, LVMH Fashion Group, LVMH

Matthew Rubel

Former Chief Executive Officer, Varsity Brands

Steven Sadove

Principal, Stephen Sadove and Associates 

Mark Schwartz (W'79)

President, Chief Executive Officer, Palladin Consumer Retail Group

Daniel Schwarzwalder (WG'72)

Senior Managing Director, Buckingham Capital Management

Steven Silverstein (WG'85)

President, Chief Executive Officer, Spencer Gifts

Edward W. Stack

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Dick’s Sporting Goods

Michael Theilmann

Partner, Consumer Markets Practice, Heidrick & Struggles

David Trone (WG'85)

Owner, Total Wine & More

Sharen Jester Turney

Former President, Chief Executive Officer, Victoria’s Secret, L Brands

Daniella Vitale

Chief Executive Officer, Barneys New York

Mark Wagner

President of Business Operations, Walgreen Co. 

Stuart Weitzman (W'63)

Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Stuart Weitzman, LLC