Our leadership is critical to the success of this event and executing our mission throughout the year.

We want to thank this incredible team for supporting the NRF Foundation! Their passion for the retail industry is inspiring and we are humbled and grateful for their participation.


Mindy Grossman, CEO, HSN, Inc.

"Our industry, quite simply, has the very best careers in the world."

Kip Tindell, Chairman, The Container Store

"There's an opportunity to positively touch so many lives through our industry."



Iris Apfel

Steve Barr
Consumer Markets Leader

Gunther Bright
EVP, Merchant Services – U.S.
American Express Company

Michael Clinton
President, Marketing & Publishing Director
Hearst Magazines

Nina Garcia
Creative Director
Marie Claire Magazine

Alexis Glick

Brian Krzanich

Rebecca Minkoff
Creative Director & Co-Founder
Rebecca Minkoff

Giuliana Rancic
Fashion Design,
G by Giuliana
and TV Host

Savvy Shields
Miss America 2017

Randi Zuckerberg
Founder & CEO
Zuckerberg Media

Christopher Baldwin, President & CEO, BJ's Wholesale ClubClaudio Del Vecchio, Chairman & CEO, Brooks Brothers • Mindy Grossman, CEO, HSN, Inc. • M. Farooq Kathwari, Chairman, President & CEO, Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc. • Karen Katz, President & CEO, The Neiman Marcus Group Inc. • Terry Lundgren, Chairman & CEO, Macy's, Inc. • Ron Sacino, President & CEO, Sacino's • Stephen Sadove, Principal, Stephen Sadove & Associates • Greg Sandfort, President & CEO, Tractor Supply Company • Matthew Shay, President & CEO, National Retail Federation • Kip Tindell, Chairman, The Container Store


Emilie Antonetti, Vice President, Social Purpose, Brooks Brothers & Managing Director, Brooks Brothers Golden Fleece Foundation • Steve Barr, Consumer Markets Leader, PwC • Bill Brand, President, HSN • Lee Culpepper, Vice President of Public Affairs, Walmart Stores, Inc. • Deb Decker, Chief Client Officer, Alliance Data • Danielle DiFerdinando, Founder & Creative Director, Danielle Nicole • Mindy Grossman, CEO, HSN, Inc. • Gene Gsell, Sr. Vice President & General Manager, SAS • Arlette Guthrie, Vice President, Human Resources, The Home Depot • Mark Larson, Partner, Global Head of Retail, KPMG LLP • Linda Lewis, Chief Talent Officer & Executive Vice President, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. • Jerry O'Brien, Executive Director, Kohl's Center for Retailing, University of Wisconsin-Madison • Heidi O'Neill, Vice President, Global Stores, Nike Stores • Audrey Robertson, Vice President of Cultural Programs & Community Relations, The Container Store • Matthew Shay, President & CEO, National Retail Federation • Anne Voller, Group Vice President, Talent Acquisition, Macy’s, Inc. • Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, Co-founder & CEO, GLAMSQUAD • Danielle Wallis, Vice President, Merchant Services - U.S., American Express Company