IT Retail Executive with proven track record for delivering results

Lou Sterzenbach is an IT Retail Executive with over 25 years experience. Lou served as VP of Applications, leading an organization of 120+ employees; managed an annual capital budget of $30 Million. His team launched a successful ecommerce website; led and designed the Point of Sale solution for over 1,100 locations. Currently serving as a consultant to IT retailers as Program Manager for large IT initiatives primarily focusing on IT Infrastructure.

Experience

  • Sally Beauty – Project/Portfolio Manager
    • Managed entire IT infrastructure portfolio of projects
    • Developed IT infrastructure Strategy and Roadmap
    • Managed large strategic projects including the implementation of a new distribution center, Datacenter Relocation, SD-WAN implementation, Azure buildout, and IT Infrastructure stabilization
  • Signet Jewlers – Project/Program Manager
    • Developed IT project roadman following merger
    • Managed large, strategic projects including the buildout and migration to a co-located datacenter, IT infrastructure buildout of a new repair center, a new home office location, and implementation of the hardware and software to support a custom jewelry design program
  • Lucky Brand – Project Manager
    • System selection and vendor negotiation for a new HR/Payroll system

Specialization

  • IT Infrastructure
  • IT Operations
  • Point of Sale

Expertise

  • IT Assessment and Roadmap
  • Tactical and Strategic Planning
  • System Selection
  • System Implementation
  • Executive Leadership
  • Project Management

Clients Include

  • Sally Beauty Supply
  • Signet Jewelers
  • Lucky Brands
  • Pier 1 Imports

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