Board of Directors

Lewis L. Bird III, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bird has served as Chairman of our board of directors since April 2017 and as a director, our Chief Executive Officer and President since December 2012. Before joining the company, Mr. Bird held a variety of leadership positions, most recently serving as Managing Director of The Gores Group from March 2011 to November 2012, a global private equity firm that specializes in acquiring and partnering with mature and growing businesses. Prior to this, Mr. Bird served as President of Nike Affiliates for Nike Inc. from 2006 to 2009, Chief Operating Officer of Gap from 2003 to 2006, Chief Financial Officer of Old Navy from 2001 to 2003. In addition, he was Vice President of Finance & Operations for Gateway, Inc. from 1999 to 2001; Senior Director of Corporate Finance for AlliedSignal, Inc. from 1998 to 1999, and Director of Finance & Business Management at AlliedSignal Engines from 1996 to 1998. He has also held various senior financial and strategic positions for Ford Motor Company, and served as Assistant Vice President & Commercial Loan Officer for BayBanks, Inc. Mr. Bird received his Master of Business Administration from Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and his bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College. Mr. Bird was selected to our board of directors because of the perspective, experience and operational expertise in our business that he has developed as our Chief Executive Officer

Wendy A. Beck, Director

Ms. Beck has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2014. She currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, Inc. Prior to this role, Ms. Beck served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Domino’s Pizza, Inc. from May 2008 to September 2010. Prior to that, she served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Whataburger Restaurants, LP from May 2004 through April 2008 and served as their Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer from August 2001 through April 2004. Ms. Beck was also employed at Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. from 1993 through July 2001, serving as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer from 2000 through July 2001. Ms. Beck previously sat on the board of directors and audit committee for Spartan Stores, Inc. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of South Florida and is a Florida Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Beck was selected to our board of directors because she possesses particular knowledge and experience in accounting, finance, strategic planning and leadership of other major corporations.

Elisabeth B. Charles, Director

Ms. Charles has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2016 and brings over 25 years of marketing experience at consumer brands to the At Home board. Currently, she serves as Senior Vice President, General Manager of Old Navy Outlet and was most recently Interim Chief Marketing Officer of Old Navy. Prior to joining Old Navy, she served as Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer, Marketing and Customer Engagement at Athleta. She was also previously Chief Marketing Officer at Petco, where she led all marketing efforts including several years overseeing the e-commerce function for the pet retailer. Prior to Petco, she held leadership positions at several national consumer brands including Executive Vice President of Marketing at Victoria's Secret Stores; Senior Vice President, Global Marketing at Herbalife; Vice President of Marketing at Ideaforest.com; as well as various marketing positions at Taco Bell and Frito Lay. Ms. Charles has received awards for her dynamic and strategic thinking, including the San Diego Advertising Association Addy Awards, the Cross Channel Marketing Top Women in Cross Channel Retailing award and high rankings in ExecRank's Top CMO list. She is a current member of the advisory board of Origami Logic. Ms. Charles received a Bachelor of Arts in International Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Geoffrey G. Clark, Director

Mr. Clark has served as a member of our board of directors since 2012. Mr. Clark is Senior Managing Director of Starr Investment Holdings and a Director of C.V. Starr & Co., which he joined in 2007. Prior to joining Starr, Mr. Clark was a Partner and Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co. where he joined in 1994, and served as the co-head of the Private Equity Group. Mr. Clark graduated as a Leslie Wong Fellow with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of British Columbia, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Clark was selected to our board of directors because he possesses particular knowledge and experience in corporate finance, strategic planning and investments.

Martin C. Eltrich, III, Director

Mr. Eltrich has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2001, and also served as Chairman of our board of directors from June 2001 until April 2017. Mr. Eltrich is a Partner with AEA, which he joined in June 2001, and leads the consumer/retail investment practice. He currently serves on the board of directors of 24 Hour Fitness, Shoes for Crews, LLC and Brand Networks LLC. Prior to AEA’s exit from the investment, Mr. Eltrich also sat on the boards of Acosta, Inc., Burt’s Bees, Inc., Cogent HMG, Henry Company, Intermedia Advertising Group and Tampico Beverages. Before joining AEA, Mr. Eltrich was an investment banker covering the consumer products industry at Greenhill & Co. in New York, joining that firm at its inception in 1996. Prior to Greenhill & Co., Mr. Eltrich was an investment banker in the Consumer Group at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Eltrich received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Eltrich was selected to our board of directors because he possesses particular knowledge and experience in corporate finance, strategic planning and investments.

Philip L. Francis, Director

Mr. Francis has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2015. He most recently served as Chairman of PetSmart, Inc. from 2009 to 2012 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from 2001 to 2009. Mr. Francis currently serves on the boards of Supervalu, Inc. and Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy. He also served on the boards of PetSmart, Inc. from 1989 to 2013, Cardinal Health, Inc. from 2006 to 2009 and CareFusion Inc. from 2009 to March 2015. Mr. Francis received his Master of Business Administration from Indiana University in Marketing and Management and his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Mr. Francis was selected to our board of directors because he possesses particular knowledge and experience in strategic planning and leadership of other major corporations.

Brian R. Hoesterey, Director

Mr. Hoesterey has served as a member of our board of directors since October 2011. Mr. Hoesterey is a Partner with AEA, which he joined in 1999, where he focuses on investments in the specialty chemicals and value-added industrial products sectors. Prior to joining AEA, Mr. Hoesterey was with BT Capital Partners, the private equity investment vehicle of Bankers Trust. Mr. Hoesterey has also previously worked for McKinsey & Co. and the investment banking division of Morgan Stanley. Mr. Hoesterey is currently a director of GMS, Evoqua and Swanson Industries. Mr. Hoesterey was previously on the board of CPG International, Houghton, SRS, Henry Company, Unifrax, Pregis and Noveon. Mr. Hoesterey currently serves on the Oversight Committee for Patagonia Sur, a for-profit venture that invests in, protects and enhances scenically remarkable and ecologically valuable properties in Chilean Patagonia. Mr. Hoesterey received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting, summa cum laude, from Texas Christian University and received a Master of Business Administration with honors from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Hoesterey was selected to our board of directors because he possesses particular knowledge and experience in corporate finance, strategic planning and investments.

Allen I. Questrom, Director

Mr. Questrom has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2012. Mr. Questrom was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus, Inc. from 1988 to 1990. He was Chairman and CEO of Federated Department Stores, Inc. (now Macy’s) from February 1990 to May 1997. He served on the board of Barneys New York, Inc. beginning in January 1999 and as President and Chief Executive Officer from May 1999 until September 2000 and as Chairman of the Board from May 1999 until January 2001. From 2000 through December 2004, he was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Mr. Questrom is a Trustee of Boston University. He has been a Senior Advisor for Lee Equity Partners since 2006 and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Glazer’s Family of Companies, The Men’s Wearhouse, Inc., InterlLuxe and on the Board of Advisors of the Robin Report, providing insight into consumer product industries. Until June 2014, Mr. Questrom was a member of the board of directors of Sotheby’s; until 2013, a member of the board of directors of Foot Locker, Inc.; and until 2010, a member of the board of directors of Walmart Stores, Inc. and was non-executive chairman of Deb Shops, Inc. Mr. Questrom graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Marketing. Mr. Questrom was selected to our board of directors because he brings particular knowledge and experience in operating and leading retail companies.

Larry D. Stone, Director

Mr. Stone has served as a member of our board of directors since December 2014. Mr. Stone served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Lowe’s Companies Inc. from December 2006 until his retirement in June 2011, and before that as Senior Executive Vice President, Merchandising/Marketing of Lowe’s Companies, Inc. since 2005. Mr. Stone served as Senior Executive Vice President, Store Operations for Lowe’s Companies from 2003 to 2005, and as Executive Vice President, Store Operations from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Stone has served on the Board for Novant Health System, Inc., a not-for-profit integrated system of healthcare, since 2011 and currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Board. Mr. Stone has also served on the Board of Directors for Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. since 2007 and he is the Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Stone is a graduate of the Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development. Mr. Stone was selected to our board of directors because he possesses particular knowledge and experience in strategic planning and leadership of other major corporations.