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.

Omer Abdullah, Managing Director, The Smart Cube

Omer Abdullah

Managing Director

The Smart Cube

David Abelman, Executive Vice President of Marketing, Rite Aid

David Abelman

Executive Vice President of Marketing

Rite Aid

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

Brian Beitler

Former EVP, Chief Marketing Officer

Lane Bryant, Inc.

GRMA Board Chairman

Greg Bogich, SVP, Sales – National Accounts, Mspark

Greg Bogich

SVP, Sales – National Accounts


Bill Brand, Former President of HSN & Chief Marketing Officer, HSN

Bill Brand

Former President 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

Michele Colonna, VP, Marketing, VF Outlet

Michele Colonna

VP, Marketing

VF Outlet

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, SVP, Marketing, Havertys

Kathy Daly

SVP, Marketing


Deb Decker, Chief Client Officer, Alliance Data

Deb Decker

Chief Client Officer

Alliance Data

Stephanie Fischer, President and CEO, GRMA

Stephanie Fischer

President and CEO


Chris Fuqua, SVP, Operations Strategy and Supply Chain, Dunkin’ Donuts, Dunkin' Brands

Chris Fuqua

SVP, Operations Strategy and Supply Chain, Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin' Brands

Barry Green, Chief Revenue Officer, Evergreen Trading

Barry Green

Chief Revenue Officer

Evergreen Trading

Jill Griffin, President of Marketing, Advantage Solutions

Jill Griffin

President of Marketing

Advantage Solutions

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

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

Veronica Katz

VP/GM, NA Large Enterprise


Michael Klein, Director, Industry Strategy & Marketing, Adobe

Michael Klein

Director, Industry Strategy & Marketing


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

Denis Longpre

SVP, Marketing Solutions

Quad/Graphics, Inc.

Sean Martin, Sean Martin, VP Partnership Development, Flipp

Sean Martin

Sean Martin, VP Partnership Development


Sarah Martinez, VP, Industry Lead Retail & QSR, Oath

Sarah Martinez

VP, Industry Lead Retail & QSR


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.

Tim Rea, CMO (Principal Partner), Edward Jones Financial

Tim Rea

CMO (Principal Partner)

Edward Jones Financial

GRMA Board Chairman

Gary Sankary, Retail Industry Director, Esri

Gary Sankary

Retail Industry Director


Ron Stoupa, Frmr. SVP, Marketing & eCommerce, Gander Mountain

Ron Stoupa

Frmr. SVP, Marketing & eCommerce

Gander Mountain

Nels Stromborg, Managing Director, Retale

Nels Stromborg

Managing Director


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


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

Sam Yagan, CEO, ShopRunner

Sam Yagan



Ashley Zickefoose, Chief Marketing Officer, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina

Ashley Zickefoose

Chief Marketing Officer

On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina