Over the last 20+ years, Chris has served various roles throughout retail including IT, Distribution, Merchandising and Allocation/Replenishment. He’s now responsible for driving technology solutions to maximize efficiency and scalability across all Jacent operations.
Chris started in Merchandising roles at Herman’s Sporting Goods and Unisource Grocery Supply. Shifting into Technology he then managed all corporate and distribution systems for Zany Brainy and their acquisition companies. Most recently, Chris spent 15 years at Five Below where he was instrumental in building the business from 2 stores to 625 and over $1 billion in sales. He managed all aspects of their technology as well as helped build the Distribution model and business process across all corporate functions
Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from Temple University. He’s married with 4 children and likes to spend free time with family, playing sports with his kids, biking, running and working on cars.