Recognized change agent and innovator

Cat is a multi faceted leader with over 30 years of experience in retail management. She has held roles in merchandising, stores, digital, planning and allocation for all formats of retail. Cat has been an advocate for change, continually looking for new ways to work and maximize resources. Her drive for improvements in tools, process, and org have led to increased profitability and sustained top line growth.  


  • Maurices – SVP All Planning functions, Allocation and Testing
    • Developed and administered plans for positive sales and margin growth both pre and post COVID. Reorganized team to leverage strengths and establish new roles for Assortment Planning and Testing. Developed and implemented new Allocation tool. Designed, implemented, and established Location Planning tools and function. Revamped Markdown Optimization tool and introduced Promo Workbook for Planning and Analytics teams.
  • Justice – SVP Merchandise Planning, Allocation and Testing
    • Reorganized planning teams to optimize channel efficiencies and headcount. Established Central Planning, Testing and Innovation teams. Collaborated on Speed Initiative reworking Product Lifecycle Calendar and introducing Speed model. Selected and replaced Allocation System to pave the way for successful implementation of Location Planning. Drove Ship from Store and Markdown Optimization initiatives to maximize sales and improve profit. 
  • Victoria’s Secret – SVP Merchandise and Location Planning and Allocation, Beauty
    • Managed Divisional P&L establishing more effective process with Ohio Home Office. Led Supply Chain initiative reducing lead times by 6-10 weeks on long lead product. Developed chase strategy for Fast Fragrance and Body Care businesses reducing inventory investment and increasing turns. Revamped demand forecasting tools with 100% adoption across US, Intl teams.
  • Ann Inc – SVP Planning and Allocation
    • Planning and Allocation executive across all brands and formats. Coordinated on cross functional teams as business expert for Planning and Allocation developing Assortment Planning, Location Planning, and Key Item tools. Assessed and evaluated org structures for growth.


  • Omni Planning
  • Merchandising 
  • Location Planning
  • Assortment Planning
  • Allocation
  • Testing


  • Strategy
  • Business Process
  • Organizational Change
  • Supply Chain
  • Retail Consultant


  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Ann Inc
  • Justice
  • Gap

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