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Advisory Board

The RMI Advisory Board

 

RMI has assembled CEOs, Presidents, EVPs, CMOs and Directors from influential Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area and leading brand companies. The Advisory Board meets twice a year to provide insights and perspective to ensure RMI remains a top destination for a retail business education. 

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President, CEO & Director,
Cost Plus World Market

Barry Feld

Advisory Board Charimen
Date Joined: 2012

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CEO; Former President, Macys.com,
Gear Up Consulting, LLC

Kent Anderson

1991

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President & CEO,
John Varvatos Enterprises

Mark Brashear

1983
Date Joined: 2001

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William T. Cleary Professor of Marketing,
Santa Clara University

Albert V. Bruno Ph.D.

Date Joined: 1982

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Vice President Corporate Strategy,
Petco

Soumik Chatterjee

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SVP Merchandising Apparel and Accessories,
Target

Michele DeMartini-Wlazlo

Date Joined: 2012

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Vice Chairman - Wholesale Apparel,
Phillips-Van Heusen (PVH) Corp.

Ken Duane

Date Joined: 2010

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Consultant; Former President Levi's USA,
Thomas Fanoe Consulting

Tom Fanoe

1968
Date Joined: 1997

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Former CEO,
Espirit and Emporium
Emeritus

David Folkman

Date Joined: 2012

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Wine VIP, Owner/Operator

Barry Gilbert

Date Joined: 2001

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VP/GM Nike Women's/ Women's Training,
Nike

Amy Melczer Montagne

1993

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Vice President of Retail
Tori Richard Ltd.

Mike Osorio

1984

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Executive Vice President & COO,
Walmart

Gisel Ruiz

1992
Date Joined: 2012

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Former General Partner - USVP,
Mavatar Technologies Inc
Emeritus

Philip S. Schlein

Date Joined: 1982

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President North Asia,
Louis Vuitton

Michael Schriver

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Vice President Industries, Retail and Consumer Goods,
Salesforce

John Strain

1990

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Former VP Global Apparel Sourcing,
Nike
Emeritus

Joseph Tomaselli

Date Joined: 1997

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Founder and Former CEO,
Chloe + Isabel Inc.

Chantel Waterbury

1997

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CEO,
Magento Commerce

Mark Lavelle

1993

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President,
Ellen Newman Associates
Emeritus

Ellen Magnin Newman

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Kirthi Kalyanam, Ph.D.

RMI DIRECTOR

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Cynthia M. Gamage

RMI ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR