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, Partner, The Smart Cube

Omer Abdullah


The Smart Cube

David Abelman, EVP, Marketing, Rite Aid

David Abelman

EVP, Marketing

Rite Aid

Brian Beitler, Advisory Board Chairman,

Brian Beitler

Advisory Board Chairman

GRMA Board Chairman

Greg Bogich, SVP, Sales – National Accounts, Mspark

Greg Bogich

SVP, Sales – National Accounts


Bill Brand, Former President, HSN & CMO, HSNi, HSN, Inc.

Bill Brand

Former President, HSN & CMO, HSNi

HSN, Inc.

Margy Campion, COO, Novus Media

Margy Campion


Novus Media

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

Julie Cary

Chief Marketing Officer

La Quinta Inn & 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


Kathy Daly, SVP, Marketing, Havertys

Kathy Daly

SVP, Marketing


Deb Decker, SVP, Chief Client Officer, Alliance Data

Deb Decker

SVP, Chief Client Officer

Alliance Data

Stephanie Fischer, President and CEO, GRMA

Stephanie Fischer

President and CEO


Chris Fuqua, SVP, Operations Strategy & Supply Chain at Dunkin’ Donuts, Dunkin' Brands, Inc.

Chris Fuqua

SVP, Operations Strategy & Supply Chain at Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin' Brands, Inc.

John Glennon, SVP Sales & Business Development, Vibes

John Glennon

SVP Sales & Business Development


Barry Green, Chief Revenue Officer, Evergreen Trading

Barry Green

Chief Revenue Officer

Evergreen Trading

Jill Griffin, President, Advantage Marketing Partners, Advantage Solutions

Jill Griffin

President, Advantage Marketing Partners

Advantage Solutions

Joe Hartsig, Chief Merchandising Officer, Walgreens Co.

Joe Hartsig

Chief Merchandising Officer

Walgreens Co.

Todd Hatley, VP, Retail Consulting, DSG, RRD Company

Todd Hatley

VP, Retail Consulting

DSG, RRD Company

Ed Higdon, President, Lift361

Ed Higdon



Tyler Holland, Enterprise Sales Director, Netsertive

Tyler Holland

Enterprise Sales Director


Veronica Katz, VP, Large Enterprise Growth, PayPal

Veronica Katz

VP, Large Enterprise Growth


Michael Klein, Director, Industry Strategy & Marketing - Retail, Travel & CPG, Adobe

Michael Klein

Director, Industry Strategy & Marketing - Retail, Travel & CPG


Denis Longpre, SVP, Sales, Quad/Graphics, Inc.

Denis Longpre

SVP, Sales

Quad/Graphics, Inc.

Sean Martin, VP, Partnership Development, Flipp

Sean Martin

VP, Partnership Development


Sarah Martinez, VP, Retail, Oath

Sarah Martinez

VP, Retail


Jack Philbin, Co-Founder & CEO, Vibes

Jack Philbin

Co-Founder & CEO


Erin Raese, SVP, Loyalty Strategy, Aimia, Inc.

Erin Raese

SVP, Loyalty Strategy

Aimia, Inc.

Tim Rea, CMO (Principal Partner) and GRMA Financial and Insurance Board Chairman, Edward Jones Financial

Tim Rea

CMO (Principal Partner) and GRMA Financial and Insurance Board Chairman

Edward Jones Financial

Gary Sankary, Director of Retail Industry Solutions, Esri

Gary Sankary

Director of Retail Industry Solutions


Shelagh Stoneham, SVP, Marketing, Chico’s FAS, Inc.

Shelagh Stoneham

SVP, Marketing

Chico’s FAS, Inc.

Ron Stoupa, Chief Customer Officer, Independent Pet Partners

Ron Stoupa

Chief Customer Officer

Independent Pet Partners

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, Business Development, Optimove

Yoav Susz

Director, Business Development


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

Tom Tracy

Former 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, CMO & Concept Officer, CEC Entertianment

Ashley Zickefoose

CMO & Concept Officer

CEC Entertianment