Gene brings over 30 years of retail experience to the role of Chief Supply Chain Officer. He is responsible for Buying, Inventory Planning & Replenishment, Product Sourcing and Distribution, overseeing the complete product flow operation from factory to store.
Previously, Gene was the Senior Vice President, Supply Chain at Five Below, one of the fastest growing retailers in the country. His responsibilities included all inventory management, importing, and distribution. As one of the company’s executive founders, he helped grow the chain from 50 stores to over 500, with $ 1billion in sales. He also worked at Zany Brainy as the Executive Vice President of Supply Chain, and in a variety of roles at Ann Taylor.
Gene holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Bryant University. He and his wife Nicole have six children. Besides traveling with all their children they enjoy golfing, biking, and especially hiking with their two golden retrievers.