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Board of Directors

Linda Hubbard

Linda Hubbard is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Carhartt, Inc., an apparel manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer which manufactures Carhartt-branded products that are sourced and sold globally. She was promoted to her current role in 2013, developing and executing corporate strategy with oversight over all areas of Carhartt’s business. Ms. Hubbard also serves as Secretary/Treasurer and Director on Carhartt’s Board of Directors. She joined Carhartt in 2002 and has also served as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Carhartt, Ms. Hubbard was an audit partner at Plante Moran, one of the nation’s largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms, where she provided audit assurance, tax and consulting services to clients primarily in manufacturing, real estate, construction and distribution. In addition, Ms. Hubbard has served on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago/Detroit Branch in Detroit, Michigan since 2017 and her term expires in 2022. In her role as Director, she provides the Bank’s leadership and economists with relevant impact analysis of economic events, which has been especially critical during the current economic and health crisis.

Member of the Audit Committee

Anthony F. Crudele

Anthony F. Crudele has been a Director since May 2012 and currently serves as the Chairman of our Board and Chair of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. As Chairman, he also participates from time to time in meetings of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. He served as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Tractor Supply Company (TSC) from May 2007 through February 2017 and previously served as their Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer since joining the company in September 2005. Prior to that time, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gibson Guitar from 2003 to 2005; as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Xcelerate Corp from 2000 to 2003; and in senior financial roles at The Sports Authority from 1989 to 1999, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1996 to 1999. Mr. Crudele is a certified public accountant and began his career in 1978, spending the majority of his public accounting tenure at the international accounting firm of Price Waterhouse. Mr. Crudele currently sits on the Board of Directors of the public retailer Tuesday Morning and serves on its Audit Committee. His past positions as CFO of publicly traded retail companies bring insight of retail operations and strategies. He qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert.”

Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Non-voting Member of the Audit Committee
Non-voting Member of the Compensation Committee

Karen S. Etzkorn

Karen S. Etzkorn has been a Director since November 2016 and currently serves as a member of our Audit and Compensation Committees. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Ohio State University. She has served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Executive Vice President at HSNi since January 2013 and was appointed the role of CIO at Qurate Retail Group (QVC Group - HSNi’s new parent company) in December 2017. Prior to that time, she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Ascena Retail, Inc. and Tween Brands, Inc. from January 2008 to September 2012. In addition, she has held senior positions at retailers including The Home Depot, Williams-Sonoma, Gap, Inc. and Limited, Inc. Ms. Etzkorn provides a unique knowledge base to our Board by offering strong technology expertise combined with overall retail understanding.

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee

Terrance G. Finley

Terrance G. Finley has been a Director since March 2008 and is currently a member of our Compensation Committee and our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communications from Auburn University. Mr. Finley is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Books-A-Million, Inc., where he has worked as President and Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President – Chief Merchandising Officer and in various positions within the merchandising group since 1993. His current responsibilities include all the company’s store operations, merchandising, marketing, publishing, import and Internet activities. A veteran of the book industry for over 40 years, Mr. Finley has led several of Books-A-Million’s business units, including the launching of its e-commerce effort. His strong experience in retail store operations, merchandising and marketing are complimentary to the operations of our Company.

Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Dorlisa K. Flur

Dorlisa K. Flur has been a Director since July 2019 and currently serves as a member of our Audit Committee and our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. She holds a Master of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University as well as a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Economics from Duke. Ms. Flur is currently an independent senior advisor and was previously Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer at Southeastern Grocers, Inc. from 2016 until July 2018. From 2013 to 2016, Ms. Flur was Executive Vice President, Omni-channel at Belk, Inc. Prior to Belk, Ms. Flur held several executive and strategic leadership roles at Family Dollar Stores, Inc. from 2004 to 2012, rising to Vice Chair, Strategy and Chief Administrative Officer. Earlier in her career, she honed her strategic skill set with 16 years at McKinsey and Company, Inc. where she was the first female partner elected in the Southeast and also co-led the Charlotte office. Additionally, she serves on the Board of Directors of Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. and serves on their Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee and Compensation and Talent Committee. She also serves on the Board of Directors of United States Cold Storage, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of London, England based Swire & Sons, Inc. Ms. Flur brings a key skill set to our Board through her McKinsey background and C-level positions, having managed nearly every line-operating function at several public and private retail companies with geographic dispersion and a varied customer base.

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

James A. Hilt

James A. Hilt has been a Director since August 2017 and currently serves as a member of our Compensation Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the University of Minnesota. He joined Shutterfly, Inc. in March 2019 as President. Prior to joining Shutterfly, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Customer Experience Officer at Express Inc. since April 2018. Mr. Hilt joined Express in February 2014 as Senior Vice President of e-Commerce and served as their EVP, Chief Marketing Officer from March 2015 to April 2018. Prior to joining Express, he was Vice President of eBooks and Managing Director, International at Barnes & Noble, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. Hilt held several executive positions at Sears Holdings Corporation, the parent company of Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. Before Sears, he was a Director of Global Marketing at SAP and held several senior positions at IBM. Mr. Hilt’s strong experience in retail and background in the customer digital experience brings insight for optimizing our long-term e-commerce strategies.

Member of the Compensation Committee

Jamere Jackson

Jamere Jackson has been a Director since May 2020 and currently serves as a member of our Audit Committee. He holds a Bachelor degree in Finance and Business Economics from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Jackson joined AutoZone, Inc. as its Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in September 2020. Formerly, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of  Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (Hertz) from September 2018 through September 2020. Hertz and certain of its U.S. and Canadian subsidiaries filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code on May 22, 2020. Prior to joining Hertz, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Nielsen Holdings PLC, from March 2014 to August 2018. From 2004 to February 2014, he held a variety of leadership roles at General Electric Company, most recently as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a division of GE Oil & Gas. He has served on the Board of Directors of Eli Lilly & Co since October 2016 where he serves on the Audit (Chair) and Finance Committees. Mr. Jackson is a certified public accountant. His past positions as CFO of publicly traded companies as well as service on a publicly traded Board of Directors brings significant financial expertise and a strong background in strategic planning. He qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert.”

Member of the Audit Committee

Michael E. Longo

Michael E. Longo has been a non-independent Director of our Board since December 2019, when he joined the Company as Chief Executive Officer and President. Formerly, he served as Chief Executive Officer for City Gear, LLC. Prior to City Gear, he worked in positions of increasing responsibility and leadership with AutoZone, Inc. starting as a Vice President of Supply Chain in 1996 to Executive Vice President of Supply Chain, IT, Development, Mexico in 2005. Mr. Longo holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the United States Military Academy and an MBA from Harvard University.

Lorna E. Nagler

Lorna E. Nagler has been a Director since July 2019 and currently serves as a member of our Compensation Committee. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Retail from the University of Wisconsin. Ms. Nagler brings close to 40 years of experience in the retail industry and served as President of Bealls Department Stores, Inc. from January 2011 to February 2016. Prior to that time, she served as President and CEO of Christopher & Banks Corporation from 2007 to 2010. From 2002 to 2007, she served in several leadership roles at Charming Shoppes, including President of Lane Bryant and President of Catherine Stores. She also held merchandising leadership roles at Kmart Corporation and Kids “R” Us between 1994 and 2001. Additionally, Ms. Nagler currently serves on the Board of Directors of Ulta Beauty, a Fortune 500 Company, since 2009, where she sits on the Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees and formerly served on the Board of Directors of Christopher & Banks Corporation as a member of their Audit, Compensation and Governance committees. With years of experience as a senior level executive in a wide variety of retail companies, including as President and CEO of a public retail company, Ms. Nagler provides considerable expertise on strategic, management and operational issues facing a multi-state retailer.

Member of the Compensation Committee

Alton E. Yother

Alton E. Yother has been a Director since August 2004 and currently serves as Chair of our Audit Committee and a member of our Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Alabama. Mr. Yother worked as Executive Vice President and Controller of Regions Financial Corporation (formerly AmSouth Bancorporation) from November 2004 to April 2007 at which time he became Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Regions Financial Corporation until his retirement in April 2008. Prior to this, he worked for over 24 years for SouthTrust Corporation or SouthTrust Bank. His most recent duties at SouthTrust were as Executive Vice President, Treasurer and Controller of SouthTrust Corporation from 1998 to 2004. Mr. Yother strengthens the Board’s collective knowledge and capabilities, by offering an extensive background in management and experience in financial operations and strategic planning, including risk assessment, and brings to the Board strong financial and accounting experience. He qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert.”

Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee