Andrea M. Weiss
Independent Director of the Board
Director since: 2019
Board committees: Audit Committee and Human Capital and Compensation Committee
Ms. Weiss is the founder of and serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Retail Consulting, Inc. since 2002. Ms. Weiss is also the founder of The O Alliance, LLC, a global consulting practice focused on retail, e-commerce and consumer companies. Prior to founding Retail Consulting, Inc., Ms. Weiss was President of dELiA*s, Inc., President of Guess?, Inc., Executive Vice President, Chief Stores Officer of L Brands, Inc., Senior Vice President of Ann Inc., and Director of Merchandising of The Walt Disney Company. Ms. Weiss is also a board member for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. since 2003, RPT Realty since 2018 and Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. since 2019. Ms. Weiss currently serves on several private advisory boards. Ms. Weiss served on the board of directors of GSI Commerce from 2006 to 2011, Chico’s FAS, Inc. from 2009 to 2018, The Pepboys - Manny, Moe & Jack from 2013 to 2016 and Nutrisystem, Inc. from 2013 to 2019. Ms. Weiss holds a Masters of Administrative Science from The Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University. Ms. Weiss also completed post-graduate studies at Harvard Business School and The Kellogg School at Northwestern University.
Qualifications and Skills
Ms. Weiss was elected as a Director because, among her other qualifications, she possesses over 30 years of experience in the retail industry and the areas of marketing, consumer branding, proprietary brand development, consumer behavior, global retail and e-commerce operations and board governance. Ms. Weiss also has the benefit of her other board positions, which provide additional experience in board oversight.
Current Public Directorships
• Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (CBRL), since 2003
• RPT Realty (RPT), since 2018
• Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY), since 2019
Prior Public Board Service
• GSI Commerce (GSIT), 2006 to 2011
• Chico’s FAS, Inc. (CHS), 2009 to 2018
• The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack (PBY), 2013 to 2016
• Nutrisystem, Inc. (NTRI), 2013 to 2019