Corporate Governance - Biography
Mr. Helkey brings more than 20 years of financial and operating expertise to the role, most recently serving as the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Things Remembered, a privately held omni-channel retail company with 440 stores in the U.S. and Canada. At Things Remembered, he oversaw the finance, business innovation and fulfillment center/warehouse departments, amongst others. He was also responsible for implementing a real estate strategy to grow website sales and lower store footprint and oversaw a robust restructuring plan with creditors and advisors. Previously, he was the Chief Financial Officer of two health care companies and worked in the finance department of Limited Brands (NYSE: LB). Mr. Helkey started his career at E&Y as staff/senior accountant in audit. He holds a BSBA degree from The Ohio State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.