Sue E. Gove
Sue E. Gove, 60, is President of Excelsior Advisors, LLC, a retail consulting and advisory firm, and served as a Senior Advisor to Alvarez & Marsal, a corporate consulting firm from March 2017 to March 2019. Prior to founding Excelsior Advisors in August 2014, she was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc., an American golf specialty retailer, from October 2012 to April 2014 and President, from February 2012 to April 2014. Ms. Gove also served Golfsmith as Chief Operating Officer from September 2008 to October 2012, as Chief Financial Officer from March 2009 to July 2012 and as Executive Vice President from September 2008 to February 2012. In addition, she spent 25 years at Zale Corporation, a jewelry retailer, where she served in senior financial, operating and strategic roles, culminating in the EVP and Chief Operating Officer role. Ms. Gove currently serves on the boards of Conn’s, Inc., a specialty retailer of furniture and mattresses, home appliances, consumer electronics and home office products, and provider of consumer credit, since March 2020; Tailored Brands, Inc., a retail holding company for various men's apparel stores since August 2017; and IAA, Inc., a leading North American salvage auto auction since July 2019. She has been a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) since May 2019 and was named a NACD Board Leadership Fellow, which demonstrates her commitment to the highest standards of exemplary board leadership. NACD Fellowship is a comprehensive and continuous program of study that empowers directors with the latest insights, intelligence, and leading boardroom practices.
Ms. Gove received her BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.