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November 16, 2017
5:45 pm - 9:00 pm
What does it take to thrive in a highly competitive retail company? On November 16, FWSIM Board Member, Bev Lieberman, will host another in a series of Fireside Chats, this time with Michelle Garvey, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Deputy Chief Transformation Officer for J. Crew. The dialogue will include a candid discussion about Ms. Garvey’s career, current challenges, leadership and management styles, and offer a peek into what constitutes a typical day for the J. Crew senior executive.
Other topics will include how Michelle manages work/life balance and her outside interests, as well as who are her favorite role models and how she envisions her career trajectory over the next 5 years.
Adequate time will be allotted to allow Members of the audience to ask questions of Ms. Garvey.
This is the third in a series of Fireside Chats conducted by Beverly. The first was with Jeanette Horan, former CIO of IBM and the last was with Sigal Zarmi, global CIO of PWC.
These programs have been immensely popular and we don’t want you to miss this one!
Michelle K. Garvey, Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, J. Crew
Michelle Garvey is Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, and Deputy Chief Transformation Officer for J Crew. J.Crew Group, Inc. is an internationally recognized omni-channel retailer of women’s, men’s and children’s apparel, shoes and accessories. As of September 2017, the Company operates J.Crew retail stores, Madewell stores, jcrew.com, jcrewfactory.com, the J. Crew catalog, madewell.com, the Madewell catalog, factory stores, and J. Crew Mercantile stores.
Ms. Garvey previously held CIO positions with Ann Inc, Warnaco, Brooks Brothers, Memberworks, and Sportmart, with previous experience at retailers such as Crate and Barrel, the Registry Stores, and Ames Department Stores, after starting her career in consulting with Arthur Andersen. Ms. Garvey holds a BS in Civil Engineering and an MBA in Finance from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.
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