Biography

Kent Kleeberger

Kent A. Kleeberger has served as one of our directors since the 2016 Annual Meeting and as a Chair of the Board since January 2017.  Mr. Kleeberger has been engaged as an independent consultant to certain private equity firms since April 2015. From February 2011 to March 2015, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of Chico’s FAS, Inc. (“Chico’s”) a specialty apparel retailer.  Mr. Kleeberger joined Chico’s in November 2007 as the Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in February 2011. Prior to joining Chico’s, Mr. Kleeberger was the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. from July 2004 through October 2007. From 1998 to 2004, he served in numerous capacities, culminating as Chief Operating Officer, for Too, Inc., now known as Justice (part of Ascena Retail Group, Inc.). Prior to that, Mr. Kleeberger served in various financial positions with The Limited, Inc., including Corporate Controller.  Before joining The Limited, Inc., Mr. Kleeberger was a Certified Public Accountant with KPMG for 13 years.  Mr. Kleeberger also serves on the board of directors of Shoe Carnival, Inc. and was a member of the board of directors of Aeropostale, Inc. from August 2015 to February 2016 and of Too, Inc. from August 1999 until February 2004.