Andrew T. Hall - President and Chief Executive Officer
Andy Hall is president and chief executive officer of Gordmans and a member of the company’s board of directors. Hall has more than 20 years of retail leadership experience. He was president and chief executive officer of Stage Stores, Inc. from 2008 to 2012 and served as its president and chief operating officer from 2006 to 2008. Houston-based Stage Stores operates 849 apparel and accessories stores in 40 states in addition to eCommerce. Prior to his time at Stage Stores, Hall served in management roles of increasing responsibility with several former May Department Stores Company divisions (now part of Macy’s) and in its St. Louis corporate office. Starting at May in 1993 as a corporate director of financial reporting, Hall eventually served as chairman of Foley’s Department Store Division in Houston from 2003 to 2006.
Amy Starr Myers - Senior Vice President of Marketing
Amy Starr Myers is senior vice president of marketing for Gordmans, Inc. Prior to joining Gordmans, she was vice president of marketing and creative services at Things Remembered, the nation’s largest and most prominent retailer of personalized gifts. During her eight-year tenure at Things Remembered, she introduced the retailer to hundreds of new malls through strategic growth initiatives that delivered positive comp store sales and increased brand recognition, resulting in bottom-line growth. Myers also led the international expansion of the company into Canada. Prior to Things Remembered, Myers served in marketing positions at Shop At Home TV and Kraft Foods. She also spent six years at Spiegel, Inc., where she managed the statistics, circulation and promotions departments.
Arthur Gorling - Senior Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer
Arthur Gorling is Senior Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer for Gordmans Stores, Inc. Gorling joined Gordmans in 2013 as Vice President and DMM of Home Essentials and subsequently took on responsibilities for men’s apparel, young men’s apparel, team, swim, outerwear, active and other merchandise divisions at Gordmans. Prior to joining Gordmans, Gorling served with retailers such as Macy’s, May Company and Stage Stores, where he held various merchandising roles in both home and apparel. In Gorling’s more than 25 years of merchandising experience, he has had Buyer or DMM responsibilities for mattresses, TV and electronics, towels, audio, small electrics, housewares, food and candy, home essentials, men’s apparel, young men’s apparel, kids apparel, team apparel, outerwear, swim, active, and luggage.
James B. Brown - Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
James B. Brown is executive vice president and chief financial officer for Gordmans Stores, Inc. Prior to joining Gordmans, Mr. Brown was chief financial officer and executive vice president for Hancock Fabrics, Inc. His experience also includes seven years at Fred’s Inc., a $2 billion discount retail and pharmacy chain, in a variety of finance positions of increasing responsibility including senior vice president, Finance.
Michael F. Ricart - Senior Vice President Stores
Michael F. Ricart is senior vice president stores for Gordmans Stores, Inc. Ricart joined Gordmans from Bon-Ton Stores, where he was senior vice president stores since 2012. He joined Bon-Ton Stores in 1999 as a regional vice president stores and held several positions of increasing responsibility during his 16-year tenure. Prior to Bon-Ton Stores, he was a vice president at May Department Stores where he ran the largest volume store in the chain, and he also held multiple positions in buying and store operations at Macy’s.
Ramin Mozafari - Senior Vice President of Planning and Allocation
Ramin Mozafari is senior vice president of planning and allocation for Gordmans Stores, Inc. Ramin joined Gordmans from Kohl’s Department Stores, where he was senior vice president, divisional merchandise manager for accessories and, prior to that, senior vice president, planning and allocation for Center Core. Prior to Kohl’s, Ramin served with footwear retailer DSW, Inc., where he held various merchandising roles including vice president and general merchandise manager. Ramin began his retail career with Macy’s, Inc., where he held a number of roles culminating in vice president-level positions in merchandising and planning and allocation.
Richard Heyman - CIO and Senior Vice President
Richard Heyman is senior vice president and chief information officer for Gordmans, Inc. Prior to joining Gordmans, Mr. Heyman was vice president of information technology for Pamida Stores from 2007 to 2008 and project director at Distributed Intelligence Systems, Inc. from June 2004 to December 2007.
Roger Glenn - Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Roger Glenn is senior vice president of human resources for Gordmans, Inc. Previously he was group vice president for human resources at Safeway, a $43 billion grocery chain with 1,678 stores in the United States and abroad. Prior to joining Safeway, he was director of human resources at Thorn Americas and served in a number of human resource and store operations roles with Target Corporation.