Mr. Bergren served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bon-Ton from August 2004 to February 2012, when he retired as President and Chief Executive Officer and was named Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Bergren joined Bon-Ton in November 2003 as Vice Chairman and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Elder-Beerman Stores Corp. from February 2002 through August 2004.
Chairman Emeritus of the Board Born 1940 Elected 1967
Mr. Grumbacher served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bon-Ton from February 2005 to February 2012, when he was named Chairman Emeritus and Strategic Initiatives Officer. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bon-Ton from August 1991 to February 2005. He was Chief Executive Officer of Bon-Ton from 1985 to 1995 and in positions of senior management since 1977.
Executive Vice President, Navigant Consulting, Inc. Born 1965 Elected 2007
Ms. Baier has served as Executive Vice President, of Navigant Consulting, Inc., a specialized, global expert services firm, since February 25, 2013. Prior to that, she was Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Central Parking System, Inc., a leading firm in parking management and marketing, from August 2011 to October 2012, having previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since September 2010. Prior to that, Ms. Baier was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Movie Gallery, Inc., a home entertainment specialty retailer, from July 2008 to February 2010. Ms. Baier served from 2006 until July 2008 as Chief Financial Officer of World Kitchen, LLC.
Managing Director - Finance and Administration, Franklin Square Capital Partners Born 1960 Elected 2002
Mr. Browne has served as Managing Director, Finance and Administration, of Franklin Square Capital Partners, a sponsor and distributor of investment products, since April 2012. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Advanta Corp., one of the nation’s largest credit card issuers in the small business market, from June 1998 to March 2011. In November 2009, Advanta Corp. filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. Prior to that, Mr. Browne was a partner at Arthur Andersen LLP, where he was employed for more than 15 years.
President of Marsha Everton LLC Born 1952 Elected 2003
Ms. Everton has been President of Marsha Everton LLC, a York, Pennsylvania-based consulting firm, since September 2006. She was President of The Pfaltzgraff Co., a casual dinnerware manufacturer, from the time of its acquisition by Lifetime Brands, Inc., a multi-channel retail company, in July 2005 until August 2006, and was President and Chief Executive Officer of The Pfaltzgraff Co. from January 2002 until its acquisition by Lifetime Brands in July 2005. Ms. Everton is also a director of the National Retail Federation Foundation and holds a Certificate of Director Education from the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Former Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Born 1943 Elected 1991
Mr. Gleim has been the Company’s Lead Director since January 1, 2010. He was Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of Bon-Ton from December 1995 to February 2002. From 1991 to December 1995 he was Senior Executive Vice President of Bon-Ton, and from 1989 to 1991 he was Executive Vice President of Bon-Ton.
Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources, Las Vegas Sands Corp. Born 1966 Elected 2007
Mr. McCarty has served as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources of Las Vegas Sands Corporation since September 2012. He had been Senior Vice President, Human Resources of The New York Times Company from December 2009 to September 2012. Prior to that, Mr. McCarty served as Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources of Readers Digest Association, Inc. from March 2008 to December 2009. From 2005 to February 2008, he served as Senior Vice President - Human Resources of Rite Aid Corporation
President of Echo Design Group Born 1949 Elected 2013
Mr. Sherman has been the President of Echo Design Group, a company that designs, manufactures and distributes accessories and home products, since 2010. From 2008 to 2010, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hudson’s Bay Trading Company, a retailer with over 600 retail locations in Canada and the United States. Prior to that, Mr. Sherman served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Polo Retail Group of Ralph Lauren Corporation, as Chief Executive Officer of Limited Stores and in positions of increasing responsibility for over thirty years with Federated Department Stores.