Board of Directors

Investors

Dinesh Lathi

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Mr. Lathi is the former Chief Executive Officer of One Kings Lane, Inc., a leading online destination for premium home décor, having joined the company in 2011 and holding a number of roles including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to One Kings Lane, Mr. Lathi spent seven years in various senior executive roles at eBay, Inc. Prior to eBay, Mr. Lathi spent eight years in investment banking and private equity.

Committees

Committee Role
Audit Committee Member

David Edwab

Vice Chairman

Mr. Edwab joined the Company in 1991 and has served the Company as non-executive Vice Chairman since his retirement as an executive officer and employee of the Company in October 2014. Prior thereto, he served the Company in various leadership roles, including Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer, President and executive Vice Chairman of the Company. Mr. Edwab is also a director of New York & Company, Inc., where he serves as chairman of their nomination and governance committee and is on their audit committee, and Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., where he serves on their audit committee and nomination and governance committee. Mr. Edwab is an inactive CPA and has experience in investment banking and private equity.

Doug Ewert

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Ewert joined the Company in 1995 and has served as Chief Executive Officer since June 2011. Prior thereto he served the Company in various leadership roles, including General Merchandise Manager, Senior Vice President – Merchandising, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of K&G Men’s Company, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company and President.

Irene Chang Britt

Director

Ms. Britt is a former Fortune 500 C-Suite executive, having spent 30 years in companies such as Kimberly-Clark, Kraft Foods and Campbell Soup Co, in progressively higher leadership roles. Her more recent roles at Campbell were President, Pepperidge Farm, SVP Global Baking and Snacking, Global Chief Strategy Officer and President, North America Foodservice. Prior to Campbell, she held leadership roles with Kraft Foods and Kimberly-Clark. Ms. Britt currently serves on the boards of TerraVia Inc., including as Chairperson of the board and as member of their audit committee, and Dunkin Brands Group, Inc., including as Chair of their nominating and corporate governance committee and as a member of their audit committee, and formerly served on the Board of Sunoco, Inc. from November 2011 to October 2012.

Committees

Committee Role
Audit Committee Member
Nom. & Gov. Member

Rinaldo S. Brutoco

Director

Mr. Brutoco has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ShangriLa Consulting, Inc., which is affiliated with the ShangriLa Group, a privately held consulting and merchant banking concern, and he is President of Seven Oaks Ranch, Inc. and Live Well Brands, Inc., both of which are manufacturers and distributors of organic products. He also is founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the World Business Academy and has authored multiple books and articles on business theory, economics, corporate governance, corporate responsibility, energy policy and innovation.

Committees

Committee Role
Audit Committee Member

Sue Gove

Director

Ms. Gove is President of Excelsior Advisors, LLC, a retail consulting and advisory firm. Prior to founding Excelsior Advisors in August 2014, Ms. Gove was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. from October 2012 to April 2014 and President from February 2012 to April 2014. She also served Golfsmith as Chief Operating Officer from September 2008 to October 2012, as Chief Financial Officer from March 2009 to July 2012 and as Executive Vice President from September 2008 to February 2012. In addition, Ms. Gove spent 25 years at Zale Corporation where she served in senior financial, operating and strategic roles, culminating in the EVP and Chief Operating Officer role.   She currently serves on the boards of: AutoZone Inc., where she is a member of the Audit Committee and the chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee; Iconix Brand Group, Inc., where she is a member of the Compensation Committee and the chair of the Audit Committee; and Logitech International SA, where she is a member of the Audit Committee.  She previously served on the boards of GolfSmith and Zale Corporation.

Committees

Committee Role
Audit Committee Chair

Theo Killion

Director

Since November 2016, Mr. Killion has been a managing partner of The Sierra Institute, a Dallas based human resources consortium, and he was Vice Chairman of Herbert Mines Associates, an executive search firm, from May 2015 to March 2016. Mr. Killion worked for the Zale Corporation from January 2008 until July 2014, serving as Chief Executive Officer from January 2010 until his retirement in 2014. Prior to Zale, Mr. Killion served in a variety of positions at a number of iconic retailers including Tommy Hilfiger, Limited Brands (now L Brands), The Home Shopping Network and Macy's. Mr. Killion has served on the board of directors of Express, Inc. since April 2012 and Libbey, Inc. since May 2014. Mr. Killion intends to resign from both boards effective June 2017 concurrent with his election to the Tailored Brands board. He also served on the board of directors of The Zale Corporation when he was CEO, from September 2010 to May 2014.

Committees

Committee Role
Compensation Committee Member

Grace Nichols

Director

Ms. Nichols spent more than 20 years at Limited Brands, including 14 years as Chief Executive Officer of Victoria's Secret Stores from 1992 until she retired in January 2007. Prior to joining Limited Brands, Ms. Nichols held various senior merchandising positions in teen's and women's apparel at The Broadway Southern California divisions of Carter, Hawley, Hale, Inc. Ms. Nichols is also a director of New York & Company, Inc., where she serves as non-executive chairperson and is on the nomination and governance committee and the compensation committee.

Committees

Committee Role
Nom. & Gov. Chair

William B. Sechrest

Director

Mr. Sechrest was a founding shareholder in the law firm of Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C. from 1973 to 2006, specializing in finance and banking practice. Currently, Mr. Sechrest is actively involved as a founding shareholder and member of the board of directors of OCB Bancorp and SimpliPhi Power, Inc. (an energy management and storage company), is the chief financial officer of SimpliPhi Power, Inc., and is a member of the law firm Calhoun, Bhella & Sechrest LLP. Mr. Sechrest is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.

Committees

Committee Role
Compensation Committee Member

Sheldon I. Stein

Director

As of July 1, 2016, Mr. Stein is the President of Southern Glazers Wine and Spirits, North America's largest distributor of wine and spirits, and Chief Executive Officer of Glazer's Beer and Beverage, one of the country's largest distributors of malt products. Prior thereto, Mr. Stein was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Glazer's Distributors, one of the country's largest distributors of wine, spirits, and malt products. From 2008 until July 2010, Mr. Stein was a Vice Chairman of Global Investment Banking and Head of Southwest Investment Banking for Bank of America, Merrill Lynch. Before joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Stein had been with Bear Stearns for over twenty years as a Senior Managing Director running Bear Stearns' Southwest Investment Banking Group and as a member of Bear Stearns' President Advisory Council. Mr. Stein is also a director of Alon USA Partners, LP, where he serves on the audit committee.

Committees

Committee Role
Compensation Committee Chair
Nom. & Gov. Member