Established Executive-Level Retail System Professional

Katrina is a Managing Partner at Columbus Consulting.  She has been consulting for retail clients, with Columbus and worked for retail companies for 25+ years. Her responsibilities have included executive leadership, large-scale program transformation, business and IT strategic analysis, roadmap development, interim leadership, business solution selection, process improvements, system design, Digital Transformation, ERP, OMS, Warehouse Management, HCM (HR/PR), Finance, Business Intelligence, CRM, Infrastructure and Security.


  • Executive Leadership, Large-Scale Program, Strategy, Design, & Analysis
    • CIO, directed IT Assessment, developed roadmaps including Security, Unified Commerce, IT Function. Selected ERP and Digital Transformation Solution. Partnered with the Business, led the IT roadmap in conjunction with three-year strategic plan. Managed $95M program
    • Provided Program Management for multiple ERP, Digital Transformation, eComm, Warehouse Mgmt., Infrastructure, HCM, Network, and Security. 
    • Oversight and led IT Assessments, Roadmap, Selections and Implementations
    • Assisted leading Retail Distribution Center relocation and new warehouse standup, enabling state of the art distribution infrastructure and solutions
  • Transformation & Program Management
    • Lead the program to spin-off Retail divestiture, stood-up entirely new IT echo system in 12 months
    • Program Managed Brand Divestiture for 10 IT workstreams, while standing up entire Technology platform within 12-month TSA
    • Lead the 4-Brand Digital Transformation including Customer Journey, eCommerce, OMS, CRM and multiple supporting initiatives
    • Created Roadmap for Marketing Technologies, Ported Customer Data Hub to GCP Customer Data Platform while executing on Phase 1 of the MarTech roadmap focusing on the Customer Journey, Loyalty Program and Data Scientist Algorithms
    • Implemented shared service SAP CRM solution for 1500+ person, multiple location Contact Center. Replatformed infrastructure


  • Strategy & Transformation
  • Digital Transformation & Mar-Tech
  • Merger, Acquisitions, & Divestitures
  • Finance, HR/PR, Data & Analytics
  • Sourcing & Supply Chain
  • Merchandising


  • Executive Leadership
  • Large-Scale Transformational Programs
  • IT Vision & Roadmap
  • SaaS / Cloud Computing
  • Retail Consultant


  • Beallsflorida
  • rue21
  • Christmas Tree Shops
  • Leslie’s Pool Mart
  • Express, Limited Stores, BigLots, NTT
  • American Signature Furniture

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