design:retail Editorial Advisory Board


Sarah Amundsen

senior director, store design, Target Corp.

Jennifer Beesley

vice president store environment, Michaels Stores

Diana Bernal

director, store planning & construction, Richemont North America

Paul Biondolillo

vice president senior design manager, corporate real estate, HomeStreet Bank

Ron Brunette

chief of design & branding, Kilwins Chocolates Franchise, Inc.

Paul Calderon

SVP store innovation, design & construction, Burlington Stores

Ken Chance

director of design & planning, Total Wine & More

Harry Cunningham

vice president/creative services, Vera Bradley

Wil Cuyco

senior director- global store design/creative services, Gap Inc.

Shane Danos

director, corporate visual merchandising & creative, Neiman Marcus

Heidi DeMers

manager, store design, Kroger Co.

Peggy Doughty

vice president of merchandising initiatives, The Container Store

Erica Ecker

Remodel & Capital Projects Manager, Store Planning & Design, Ross Stores

Angela Gearhart

vide president brand experience, Sleep Number

Eric Samuel Green

vice president and executive creative director, Charming Charlie

Kim Helgeson

manager visual merchandising, Mattel

Eslam Khalil

director of store design, sweetgreen

Lori Koeppe

operations coordinator, The Buckle Inc.

Brad Lenz

senior vice president design, facilities and store development, Hudson Group, a DUFRY Company

Timi Mafua

senior manager, retail experience, T-Mobile

Jason Marcoulier

senior manager global design innovation, Dunkin’ Brands Inc.

Francia Miles

senior director architecture + design, store development, Ralph Lauren

Susan Morton

senior project manager, Nordstrom

Amy S. Myers

Chief Marketing Officer, Summer Classics

Gwen Newland

Director, Chick-fil-A Inc.

Tim Perks

senior director retail design, Nike

Domenico Ponti

vice president design & construction, Eataly

Peter Rivera-Pierola

manager, strategic concepts, Global Design, McDonald's USA LLC

Glenn Russell

director of visual presentation, Sears Holdings

Jane Shea

industrial purchasing director, Barnes & Noble Inc.

Deverell Smith

Ryan St.Mary

Director of Stores, GANT

Christine Sturch

senior design coordinator (Midwest), Whole Foods Market

Meghan Vallance-Morin

associate vice president, in-store experience, Mark's

Tom Walsh

vice president global store development, Under Armour

Jennifer Stone Williams

vice president retail services, Perry Ellis Intl.


Sherif Ayad

CEO, ID & Design Intl.

Bruce A. Barteldt Jr.

partner, global practice leader, retail, Little

Giorgio Borruso

principal, Giorgio Borruso Design

John Bricker

principal, Gensler

Eric Daniel

Creative Director, FITCH

Ray Ehscheid

director of client services, financial service and retail sectors, IA Interior Architects

Denny Gerdeman

founder and chairman, Chute Gerdeman Inc.

Ignaz Gorischek

vice president, CallisonRTKL

Justin A. Hill

principal, MG2

Heesun Kim

vice president, managing creative director, FRCH Design Worldwide

Keith Kovar

principal, GRID/3 International Inc.

Andrew McQuilkin

retail leader, BHDP Architecture

Jean-Paul Morresi

partner, creative, Watt Intl.

Joseph P. Nevin Jr.

senior principal, Bergmeyer Associates Inc.

Ken Nisch

chairman, JGA

Robert Ruscio

president, Ruscio Studio

Charles Sparks

president and CEO, Charles Sparks + Company

Aaron Spiess

executive vice president, Jones Lang LaSalle and CEO, Big Red Rooster

Jay Valgora

principal, STUDIO V Architecture PLLC

Special Advisors

Paco Underhill

CEO & Founder, Envirosell Inc.