Strategic Focused Leader With Proven Ability to Deliver Results

Beth Flynn is a Principal with Columbus Consulting.  Beth is results-oriented executive with 20+ years of achievement in global marketplace inclusive of specialty retail, e-commerce, and wholesale. Expert ability to promote growth through thought leadership, change management, and successful adoptions. Natural leader able to influence and engage business partners, develop top-performing teams, and direct impactful projects and programs.   Beth has specialized in implementing end to end solutions and business process improvement. Her areas of expertise include Finance, Store Operations, Business Intelligence, HR/Payroll, Loss Prevention, Marketing, Point of Sale, and Real Estate.


  • Polo Ralph Lauren – Vice President Global Enterprise Information Management (EIM)
    • Responsible for Global master data management for Finance, Material, Customer (Wholesale) and Vendor data
    • Responsible for the global financial planning data and Hyperion Application
  • Polo Ralph Lauren – Senior Director ERP PMO
    • Responsible for managing the Ralph Lauren project management areas for implementation of SAP.  Included 3 Phase deployment starting with Finance and Human Resources for North America, then Global Order to Cash and Procure to Pay processes and EU implementation
  • Polo Ralph Lauren – Senior Director Global Business Process
    • Managed the successful implementations for the Finance and POS components of Europe, Japan and Asia projects
    • Supported e-commerce integration with third party vendor and ongoing e-commerce initiatives
    • Supported strategic initiatives by providing short term and long term solutions including a full analysis on alternatives, business justification, scope, business requirements, projects plans and business impact


  • ERP
  • Unified Commerce
  • Finance
  • Data Governance


  • International
  • Project Management
  • Business Process Re-Engineering
  • System Implementation
  • Change Management
  • Training
  • Retail Consultant


  • Qurate Retail Group
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Polo Ralph Lauren

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