Corporate Governance - Biography
Ms. Gavales has served interim leadership positions for Bluestem Brands since October 2017, first as President of its Northstar portfolio and since February 2018 as Interim CEO. Before Bluestem, Lisa was Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Things Remembered. Prior to that, she served as President and Chief Marketing Officer of Talbots. Before Lisa joined Talbots in 2013, she was Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Digital Officer at EXPRESS and also started express.com. Earlier in her career, Lisa spent over a decade at Bloomingdale’s where she held a variety of positions including General Merchandise Manager and Senior Vice President of Marketing and was responsible for the launch of bloomingdales.com. Lisa currently sits on the boards of Bluestem, True Religion, and Goodwill of Greater Cleveland. Lisa has an MBA and BS from the University of Bridgeport.