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Editorial Advisory Board

VMSD‘s Editorial Advisory Board includes thought-leaders representing a range of retailers and designers from across the United States and abroad. In addition to determining the coveted Retailer of the Year award for VMSD, our board contributes ideas, guidance and insight related to our eclectic industry. You can meet many of our board members on-site at the International Retail Design Conference each year.

Editorial Advisory Board

 

RETAILERS

Diane Archibald
VP Store Design + Development
Reitmans

Jean-Didier Allongue
Senior Director of Store Design
Harry’s Inc.

Amber Bazdar
Director Visual Merchandising, North America
New Balance

Ron Brunette
Chief of Design & Branding
Kilwins Chocolate Franchise Inc.

Steven Derwoed
VP, Global Design
The Wendy’s Company

Linda Fargo
Senior VP, Fashion Director and Store Presentation
Bergdorf Goodman

Tracey Finger
Sr. Manager Retail Creative
Apple

Jason Floyd
Sr. Director, Retail Experience
Adidas

Albert Gilkey
SVP, Design and Visual
Victoria’s Secret & Co.

Annie Greenhouse
Purchasing Manager
SMCP

Beth Harlor
Regional Design Director
Bayer

Kathleen Jordan
VP of Design, Planning & Construction
Neiman Marcus

Jack Hruska
Executive VP, Creative Services
Bloomingdale’s

Hak Kim
Director of Construction and Store Management
The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.

Paul Loux
VP, Store Design & Experience
Ulta Beauty

Martha MacInnis
AVP, Head of Retail Design & Experience
TD Bank Group

Kevin Manion
VP Branded Environments Leader
Wells Fargo

Jason Marcoulier
Senior Director – Global Design & International Construction
Inspire Brands

David Meyer
Lead Designer
Target

Gwen Newland
Director
Chick-fil-A

Jose Padron
Design Lead, The Hershey Experience (THX)
The Hershey Co.

Martin Perez Miranda
Construction and Planning Director
Liverpool Department Stores

Kevin Ruehle
Sr. Director, Architecture, Engineering & Prototype Design
Walmart Stores Inc.

Amanda Sarver
Senior Interior Designer
The Kroger Co.

Eleanor Smith
Former VP/Visual Merchandising
Bloomingdale’s

Harry Steen
Creative Director
UNFI

Juliana Strieff
Senior Director, Restaurant Design + Planning
CAVA

Manuel Urquizo
Director of Storewide Visual Campaign & Windows
Macy’s Inc.

DESIGNERS/CONSULTANTS

Joe Baer
Co-Founder, CEO & Creative Director
ZenGenius Inc.

Tom Beebe
Creative Consultant, Stylist, Window Wizard
Tom Beebe

Bevan Bloemendaal
Senior Principal, Chief Brand & Creative Officer
NELSON Worldwide

Peter Dixon
Senior Partner, Creative Director
Prophet

Eric Feigenbaum
President
Embrace Design

Michelle Fenstermaker
Executive Strategy Director
Landor

Jay Highland
EVP, Creative Services
WD Partners

David Kepron
Owner
NXTLVL Experience Design

Kraig Kessel
Co-Founder
Kraido

Catherine Keywan
Design Practice Leader, Associate
Bergmeyer

Joe Lampertius
CEO
Chase Design

Sharon Lessard
Chief Creative Officer
Ensemble

Bess Liscio
Director, Retail Strategy
Benoy

Amanda McAllister
Creative Director
ChangeUp

Declan McCormack
Client Leader, Retail
BHDP Architecture

Daniel Montaño
Partner and Design Principal
Little

Mardi Najafi
Principal, Chief Creative Officer, Retail & Hospitality Practice Lead
SDI Design

Joe Nevin
Senior VP, Development
JLL

Robyn Novak
Director of Strategy & Development
AGAR

Kevin O’Donnell
Founder
Thread Collaborative

Mitch Pride
Principal
MG2

Ashley Randolph
Creative Director
ROWE

Jim Scarpone
Director – Retail
Shawmut Design & Construction

Randall Stone
Founder
ә’māz llc

Todd Taylor
VP, Client Services
ACS Atlanta

Mindi Trank
VP, Strategy
Chute Gerdeman

Adrian Wilson
Owner, Photographer
Adrian Wilson Photography

Dena Yamaguchi
Associate Principal
CallisonRTKL

Samar Younes
Chief Imagination Officer, Founder
Samaritual LLC