With over 30 years of executive experience here and abroad, Simon started at The Body Shop UK where he led and expanded the company’s global distribution and UK retail network, later moving to the U.S. to establish their retail operations. He opened the retail network for The Swatch Group in the U.S., and following Liz Claiborne’s acquisition of Lucky Brand Jeans, became their Retail President. He proceeded to launch other Liz brands such as Juicy Couture and initiated the retail value chain project, studying the cross-brand internal operations, and creating millions of dollars of synergies in the businesses through greater operating efficiency and a streamlined cost base.
Scott manages the Business Intelligence Group at Dallimore. He began his career as an investment banking analyst for Keefe, Bruyette and Woods. Scott then served as the CFO of Zameen Organic, a farmer-owned fair trade cotton cooperative based in Hyderabad, India. During this assignment, he managed and completed both equity and debt capital-raising transactions. Upon returning to the United States, Scott founded the first fair trade certified clothing company in the U.S.
Troy has over 20 years of executive-level experience, domestically and internationally. He has launched and managed the retail rollout for several national brands, most recently, as the Vice President of Real Estate and Construction for The Gymboree Corporation. Over the course of 10 years, he lead their expansion to over 1300 locations worldwide and sale to Bain Capital in 2010. Prior to Gymboree, Troy was Vice President of Real Estate and Construction for PAPYRUS and The Body Shop. He currently resides in Northern California and works in our San Francisco offices.
Jennifer has extensive specialty store experience as Director of Real Estate for Victoria’s Secret, Bath & Body Works, PINK, White Barn Candle and Henri Bendel. Prior, she worked for the Gymboree Corp., managing the portfolio and also executing the rollout of the Janie & Jack chain. In addition, Jennifer has worked on the business development side with lifestyle center developer Steiner & Associates and for Simon Property Group, leasing regional malls. Jennifer resides in Columbus, Ohio, and is a graduate of the Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University.
Aaron has over 25 years of experience in the retail industry both domestically and internationally. He has managed the retail rollout of several brands and built the operational infrastructure and retail systems to support those retail networks. Aaron was most recently the Chief Retail Officer for Kellwood Company. Apart from managing the operations of full retail networks domestically and internationally, Aaron has led buying and planning teams, training and retail staff. He has worked for Gucci America, Kellwood, VF Corp., Lucky Brand Jeans, Swatch and The Body Shop.