Corporate Governance - Biography
Mr. Kleffner was previously the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Stein Mart, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMRT), a publicly-traded apparel retailer headquartered in Jacksonville, Fl which he joined in August 2009 and retired from in January 2019. At Stein Mart, he was responsible for financial management, treasury, investor relations, credit card operations, internal audit, stores audit and asset protection. Prior to joining Stein Mart, Mr. Kleffner spent six years at Kellwood Company, a women’s apparel and soft goods marketer and manufacturer, in various finance roles including, Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2008. During his tenure, Greg was instrumental in the strategic restructuring of the company, including the disposal of certain non-core businesses and the successful integration of several acquisitions. Prior to joining Kellwood Company in 2002, he was Audit Partner at Arthur Andersen LLP in St. Louis.