COO of Fashion Nova since 2019. Leveraged Stanford MBA and seven years of private equity experience to successfully lead two public company turnarounds, Vans Inc and PacSun. Transformed both businesses with new strategy, creative marketing, major shifts in merchandising and supply chain, clear focus on target consumers and completely rebuilt both management teams instilling passionate, accountable corporate cultures. Active member of the Board of Directors for 14 different companies including 11 years with 24 Hour Fitness which grew from $40M to $1.1B and eight years, GOAT and Camelbak (initially as Chairman).
Lived and worked in London and Hong Kong. Achieved 10x international growth at Vans and spent two years with Global Brands Group based in London and Singapore which became Master Licensee for the FIFA World Cup. Have also served on several non-profit Boards including Chair of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Management Board, Chapman University Board of Governors, Rand Advisory Board of Education and currently on the Board of Advisors for the UCLA Anderson School of Management and Communities in Schools. Guest lecturer in many undergraduate and graduate classes, commencement speaker at Pauley Pavillion for UCLA economics department and co-taught two streams on entrepreneurship at the London Business School.
Love the challenge of business, thinking creatively, winning, and building great teams based upon trust, passion and accountability. Eager to further leverage and share my experience, play offense and embrace the rapid changes in today's new economy.