Leading a World of Change

The GRMA Retail Advisory Board, comprised of Retail CMOs and leading supplier partner executives, is instrumental in guiding and shaping the future focus and strategy of the Global Retail Marketing Association.

Our mission: Be recognized as the premier global association for retail marketing leadership. Each member of the GRMA Advisory Board does this by supporting our world class community platform for professional growth and leadership development — one that offers extensive networking and meaningful discussion of new strategies for retail marketing leaders.

* Denotes Planning Committee Member

David Abelman, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Rite Aid

David Abelman

Executive Vice President of Marketing

Rite Aid

Brian Beitler, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Lane Bryant, Inc.

Brian Beitler*

EVP, Chief Marketing Officer

Lane Bryant, Inc.

GRMA Board Chairman

Greg Bogich, SVP, National Accounts, Mspark

Greg Bogich

SVP, National Accounts


Ron Bonacci, Senior Director of Marketing, United Supermarkets

Ron Bonacci

Senior Director of Marketing

United Supermarkets

Bill Brand, Resident of HSN & Chief Marketing Officer, HSN

Bill Brand*

Resident of HSN & Chief Marketing Officer


Margy Campion, SVP, Business Operations, Novus Media

Margy Campion

SVP, Business Operations

Novus Media

Julie Cary, Chief Marketing Officer, La Quinta Inns & Suites

Julie Cary

Chief Marketing Officer

La Quinta Inns & Suites

Mark Censoprano, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Signet Jewelers

Mark Censoprano

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer

Signet Jewelers

Lily Chang, Chief Portfolio Services Officer, Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.

Lily Chang*

Chief Portfolio Services Officer

Leonard Green & Partners, L.P.

Michele Colonna, VP, Marketing, VF Outlet

Michele Colonna

VP, Marketing

VF Outlet

Brent Cooke, VP of Loyalty, CRM & Marketing Insights, PetSmart

Brent Cooke

VP of Loyalty, CRM & Marketing Insights


Dani Cushion, Chief Marketing Officer, Cardlytics

Dani Cushion

Chief Marketing Officer


Gerard Daher, President & CEO, Speedeon Data

Gerard Daher

President & CEO

Speedeon Data

Kathy Daly-Jennings, SVP, Marketing, Havertys

Kathy Daly-Jennings

SVP, Marketing


Chris Fuqua, SVP, Marketing, Global Insights and Innovation - Dunkin' Donuts, Dunkin' Brands

Chris Fuqua

SVP, Marketing, Global Insights and Innovation - Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin' Brands

Jill Griffin, President of Marketing, Advantage Solutions

Jill Griffin

President of Marketing

Advantage Solutions

Paul Gross, SVP, Multi-Channel Marketing, National Vision, Inc.

Paul Gross

SVP, Multi-Channel Marketing

National Vision, Inc.

Nick Guerriero, VP, Industry, xAd

Nick Guerriero

VP, Industry


Dee Hadley, Chief Marketing Officer, F9 Investments/Cabinets To Go

Dee Hadley

Chief Marketing Officer

F9 Investments/Cabinets To Go

Bari Harlam, Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School

Bari Harlam*

Adjunct Professor

University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School

Joe Hartsig, Chief Merchandising Officer, Walgreens Co.

Joe Hartsig*

Chief Merchandising Officer

Walgreens Co.

Ed Higdon, President & CEO, lift361

Ed Higdon

President & CEO


Megan Higgins-Knislis, VP, Strategic Account Management, Pitney Bowes

Megan Higgins-Knislis

VP, Strategic Account Management

Pitney Bowes

John Howard, Senior Vice President, APT

John Howard

Senior Vice President


Jill Johnson, VP, Marketing, Jewelry Television

Jill Johnson

VP, Marketing

Jewelry Television

Linda Kapsa, VP, Business Development, The Smart Cube

Linda Kapsa

VP, Business Development

The Smart Cube

Veronica Katz, VP/GM, NA Large Enterprise, Paypal

Veronica Katz*

VP/GM, NA Large Enterprise


Lori Cochran Kinkade, VP, Corporate Counsel, David's Bridal

Lori Cochran Kinkade

VP, Corporate Counsel

David's Bridal

Michael Klein, Director, Industry Strategy & Marketing, Adobe

Michael Klein

Director, Industry Strategy & Marketing


Eva Kohn, EVP and Chief Sales Officer, CBA Industries, Inc.

Eva Kohn

EVP and Chief Sales Officer

CBA Industries, Inc.

Jeffrey Lack, VP, Marketing & Merchandising, Bridgestone Retail Operations

Jeffrey Lack*

VP, Marketing & Merchandising

Bridgestone Retail Operations

Denis Longpre, SVP, Marketing Solutions, Quad/Graphics, Inc.

Denis Longpre*

SVP, Marketing Solutions

Quad/Graphics, Inc.

David McCafferty, VP, Marketing, Romeo's Pizza Franchise, LLC

David McCafferty

VP, Marketing

Romeo's Pizza Franchise, LLC

Bob McCuin, President of Sales, Clear Channel Outdoor Americas

Bob McCuin

President of Sales

Clear Channel Outdoor Americas

Courtney McKlveen, VP and Industry Lead, Retail, QSR and Travel, Yahoo!

Courtney McKlveen

VP and Industry Lead, Retail, QSR and Travel


Charles Pascalar, Former VP Marketing, Payless ShoeSource, Chief Marketing Officer, Novorasi Consulting Group, LLC

Charles Pascalar

Former VP Marketing, Payless ShoeSource, Chief Marketing Officer

Novorasi Consulting Group, LLC

Jack Philbin, Co-Founder & CEO, Vibes

Jack Philbin

Co-Founder & CEO


Erin Raese, SVP, Global Loyalty Solutions, Aimia, Inc.

Erin Raese

SVP, Global Loyalty Solutions

Aimia, Inc.

Gary Sankary, Retail Industry Director, Esri

Gary Sankary

Retail Industry Director


Chuck Smith, Sponsor Advocate,

Chuck Smith

Sponsor Advocate

Ron Stoupa, SVP, Marketing & eCommerce, Gander Mountain

Ron Stoupa*

SVP, Marketing & eCommerce

Gander Mountain

Nels Stromborg, EVP, Retale

Nels Stromborg*



Wendi Sturgis, Chief Customer Officer, Yext

Wendi Sturgis

Chief Customer Officer


Kristin Sullivan-Stoesser, VP, Advertiser Solutions & Sales, comScore

Kristin Sullivan-Stoesser

VP, Advertiser Solutions & Sales


Yoav Susz, Director of Business Development, Optimove

Yoav Susz

Director of Business Development


Zeynep Tolon, CMO Initiate Lead, IBM

Zeynep Tolon*

CMO Initiate Lead


Tom Tracy, SVP, Consumer Branding & Digital Marketing, Monro Muffler Brake, Inc.

Tom Tracy

SVP, Consumer Branding & Digital Marketing

Monro Muffler Brake, Inc.

Stephanie Waters, Global Industry Principal, Retale, SAP Hybris

Stephanie Waters

Global Industry Principal, Retale

SAP Hybris

Carol Wentworth, SVP, Marketing (Fmr.), Performance Bicycle, Inc.

Carol Wentworth*

SVP, Marketing (Fmr.)

Performance Bicycle, Inc.

Gordon Zellner, CEO & Founder, Evergreen Trading

Gordon Zellner

CEO & Founder

Evergreen Trading