Accomplished Business Intelligence & Analytics Professional

PollyAnn Davis Mapes is a passionate and dedicated IT executive offering over twenty-nine years of proven ability in managing programs, projects, departments, teams & development; almost twenty years of that in retail. She is an effective leader with demonstrated success in business intelligence, business analytics, data warehousing and data design and integration. Polly has built analytical applications and established processes to support business strategy and decision making. She fosters high performing teams by establishing mature processes and enabling automation to improve efficiency and quality. She builds excellent relationships with personnel and has exceptional communication and collaboration skills. Polly always brings a fresh outlook, positive attitude, and abundant optimism to any organization.


  • Business Intelligence / Analytics / Data Warehouse,  CRM/CDP,  Integration, Data Governance (Abercrombie & Fitch, American Signature, Christmas Tree Shops, DSW Inc, La Senza, LBrands, PacSun, Phantom Fireworks, rue21, ++)
    • Assessed BI ecosystem; analytical & real-time reports/visuals, data model, & source systems. Crafted conceptual design for new solution.
    • Partnered with teams to design & implement on-prem/cloud solutions (accounting for security, accessibility, scalability, and performance).
    • Evaluated BI tools and supported selection of new enterprise solutions.
  • Application Development, Project Management & Delivery, Program Management (Abercrombie & Fitch, American Signature, Christmas Tree Shops, DSW Inc, La Senza, LBrands, PacSun, Phantom Fireworks, rue21, ++)
    • Successfully managed projects for multimillion dollar solutions, upgrades, and initiatives resulting in no unplanned business interruption.
    • Established a mature change management process leveraging best practices resulting in to improve time-to-deliver and quality.
    • Established formal PMO thru development of project management toolkits & best practices.
  • Technical Architecture (Christmas Tree Shops, La Senza, Phantom Fireworks, rue21)
    • Provided conceptual & technical architecture for the analytics and integration ecosystems.
    • Architected technical solutions, including dimensional models, accounting for multi-currency and legacy system data conversion.

Leadership, Strategy, Roadmaps, Business Acumen (Abercrombie & Fitch, American Signature, Christmas Tree Shops, DSW Inc, PacSun, Phantom Fireworks, rue21)

Quality Assurance & Testing (American Signature, Christmas Tree Shops, DSW Inc, La Senza, LBrands)


  • Advanced Analytics
  • Business Intelligence
  • CRM / CDP
  • Data Governance
  • Data Management
  • System & Data Integration


  • Project Management/Delivery
  • Business Analysis
  • System Architecture/Design
  • Software Development
  • Retail Consultant


  • rue21
  • Christmas Tree Shops
  • PacSun
  • American Signature
  • DSW, Inc.
  • La Senza
  • LBrands, Inc
  • Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

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