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Industry Advisory Board

The Baker Retailing Center’s Industry Advisory Board includes global retail executives who contribute to our mission to be a worldwide leader in retail knowledge.

Laura Alber (C’90)

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

Carlos Alberini

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Lucky Brand

Mohammed Alshaya (WG’84)

Chief Executive Officer, M.H. Alshaya Company

Beth Axelrod (W’84)

Vice President, Employee Experience, Airbnb

Jay Baker (W’56)

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

Tim Baxter

Chief Merchandising Officer, Macy’s Inc. 

Stacey Bendet (C’99)

Designer, Founder, alice + olivia

Dorrit Bern

Former Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, most recently with Charming Shoppes, Inc.

Tory Burch (C’88)

Chief Executive Officer, Designer, Tory Burch

Paul Charron

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Campbell Soup Company

Emanuel Chirico

Chief Executive Officer, PVH Corporation

Silas Chou

President, Chief Executive Officer, Novel Enterprises Limited

Maxine Clark

Founder, Former Chief Executive Officer, Build-A-Bear Workshop

Millard Drexler

Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, J.Crew Group, Inc.

Roger Farah (W’74)

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Tory Burch

Oscar Feldenkreis

President, Chief Executive Officer, Perry Ellis International

Marshall Fisher

UPS Professor of Operations and Information Management, Wharton School

Morris Goldfarb

Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman, GIII Apparel Group

Joseph Gromek

Chairman of the Board, Tumi

Mindy Grossman

Chief Executive Officer, HNSi

Sam Haddad (W'93)

President, Haddad Brands

Ken C. Hicks

Former Chief Executive Officer, Foot Locker, Inc.

Brendan Hoffman (C'90, WG'97)

Chief Executive Officer, Vince

Denise Incandela (WG'92)

Chief Executive Officer, Aerosoles

David R. Jaffe (W'81)

President, 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.

Michael Kramer

Partner, Spin Concepts, Inc.

William P. Lauder (W'83)

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

Terry Lundgren

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Macy’s, Inc.

Kevin Mansell

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

Rebecca Matthias (CW'75)

Former Co-Founder, President, Chief Creative, Officer, Destination Maternity

Mackey McDonald

Senior Advisor, Crestview Partners

Scott Meden

Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Nordstrom

Mitchell Modell

Chief Executive Officer, Modell’s Sporting Goods

Laxman Narasimhan (WG'93)

Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo Latin America Foods

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, Global Brands Group

Pierre Yves Roussel (WG'93)

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, LVMH Fashion Group, LVMH

Matthew Rubel

Chief Executive Officer, Varsity Brands

Steve Sadove

Principal, Stephen Sadove and Associates

Mark Schwartz (W'79)

President, Chief Executive Officer, Palladin Consumer Retail Partners

Daniel Schwarzwalder (WG'72)

Senior Managing Director, Buckingham Capital Management

Steven Silverstein (WG'85)

President, Chief Executive Officer, Spencer’s

Edward W. Stack

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Dick’s Sporting Goods

Burton Tansky

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Neiman Marcus Group, Inc.

Michael Theilmann

Managing Director, Slome Capital LLC

David Trone (WG'85)

President, Total Wine & More

Sharen Jester Turney

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

Daniella Vitale

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, Barneys New York

Mark Wagner

President of Business Operations, Walgreen Co.

Stuart Weitzman (W'63)

Executive Chairman, Stuart Weitzman

Eric Wiseman

Former Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer, VF Corporation

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