What’s the best part of your job?

That I have the cover to do and say things that many people think but few act on.

What inspires your leadership approach?

I like to approach leadership from a collaborative, servant-leadership perspective and surround myself with people smarter than me. Although this method is more time-consuming, I find it to be most effective in building and inspiring an organization to not only move in the direction that you want to take it but to proactively lead it to a level that you may not have even dreamt possible.

What do you cherish most about being a part of the industry?

The people. Whether it is with a consumer or a retail partner, the small corner of their lives that we and our brands live provides a daily opportunity to help solve a problem, listen to a concern, create a new opportunity or inspire.