Ms. Weiss, 64, was an early innovator in multi-channel commerce and brings nearly 30 years of entrepreneurial leadership experience in the retail industry, currently serving as Founding Partner of The O Alliance, LLC and Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Retail Consulting Inc. She is recognized as a pioneer in creating a seamless customer experience and has been a key player in transforming retail into the digital space. She also has extensive experience developing high-level business strategy and tactical execution plans, including implementing turnaround initiatives for leading brands in the U.S. and Europe. She has held executive leadership roles at dELiA*s, Inc., The Limited Inc., GUESS, Inc., and Ann Taylor Stores, Inc. Ms. Weiss is a National Association Corporate Directors (NACD) Boar Governance Fellow and was named to the NACD Top 100 Best Public Directors in 2016. She currently serves as a director on the boards of Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc., O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. and RPT Realty.
Ms. Weiss received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Masters of Administrative Science from The Johns Hopkins University. She also completed post-graduate studies at Harvard Business School and The Kellogg School at Northwestern University.