Andrea M. Weiss
Andrea M. Weiss, age 63, first became one of our directors in 2003. Ms. Weiss has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Retail Consulting, Inc., a retail consulting firm, since October 2002. Prior to that, Ms. Weiss served as President of dELiA*s Corp., a multichannel retailer to teenage girls and young women, from May 2001 to October 2002. From May 1998 until February 2001, Ms. Weiss served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Store Officer of The Limited, Inc. and Intimate Brands, Inc., units of L Brands, Inc. (formerly Limited Brands, Inc.) (NYSE: LB), a women’s retailer. Ms. Weiss has served on the boards of directors of Chicos FAS (NYSE: CHS) since February 2009, and Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) since March 2013. From April 2006 to June 2007, Ms. Weiss was the Chairman of Cortefiel Group, SA, a European retailer with stores in more than 60 countries. Ms. Weiss’ prior retail experience includes positions at The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS), ANN INC., formerly AnnTaylor Stores Corporation (NYSE: ANN), and Guess?, Inc. (NYSE: GES). In addition, Ms. Weiss previously served on the boards of directors of The Pep Boys—Manny, Moe & Jack (formerly NYSE: PBY), Brookstone, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: BKST), GSI Commerce Inc. formerly NASDAQ: GSIC), Ediets.com, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: DIET), and Worth Ltd., a private direct marketer of luxury apparel and accessories. In January 2014, Ms. Weiss co-founded The O Alliance, LLC, a digital and retail consulting network. Ms. Weiss advises a number of digital, technology and startup fashion technology firms as part of The O Alliance, LLC. From 2014 until 2017, Ms. Weiss was on the board of directors of Newgistics, a private logistics firm which was acquired by Pitney Bowes Inc. in November 2017.