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Mr. Hoffman has served as our Chief Executive Officer since October 2015. Since 2011, Mr. Hoffman has served as a Board of Director and a Member of the Audit Committee of Pier 1 Imports. Prior to joining Vince, Mr. Hoffman most recently served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Bon-Ton Stores Inc. from February 2012 to August 2014. Previously he was the Chief Executive Officer and President of Lord & Taylor L.L.C. for more than three years where he was credited with revamping the brand. Prior to this, he served six years as President and Chief Executive Officer of Neiman Marcus Direct, a subsidiary of The Neiman Marcus Group Inc., where he oversaw the growth of neimanmarcus.com and the launch and growth of bergdorfgoodman.com. Mr. Hoffman also served as Vice President of Last Call Clearance Division at Neiman Marcus from August 2000 to December 2002 and as a Divisional Merchandise Manager of Bergdorf Goodman Inc. from October 1998 to August 2000.
Mr. Stefko has served as our Chief Financial Officer since January 2016 and has 28 years of senior finance and executive management experience. Mr. Stefko also served as our Interim Chief Financial Officer from September 2015 to January 2016. Prior to joining Vince, Mr. Stefko served as Group Chief Financial Officer at Sun Capital since 2011. Prior to Sun Capital, Mr. Stefko served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting Officer of Things Remembered, a national multichannel specialty retailer. Prior to Things Remembered, he served as either Chief Financial Officer or Vice President, Finance for various operating divisions of Cole National, lastly serving as Chief Financial Officer of Pearle Vision, a leading eyecare provider. Prior to Cole National, Mr. Stefko spent 14 years with Sherwin-Williams in various consumer product, manufacturing and corporate divisions, the last 6 years as Chief Financial Officer of the Consumer Brands Division. Mr. Stefko started his career with Ernst & Young.
Mr. Engebretson joined Vince in August 2016. Prior to joining Vince, Mr. Engebretson spent 14 years at Ralph Lauren. In that time, Mr. Engebretson held multiple roles, including Vice President Design Operations, Vice President Sourcing and Production for multiple brands, launching American Living and Denim & Supply. Mr. Engebretson lead a three year Global systems implementation, managing a team of over 250 people. Mr. Engebretson’s most recent role was Senior Vice President of all Luxury Brands. In that role, Mr. Engebretson participated in the consolidation of Women’s and Men’s apparel, footwear, handbags and accessories, as well as the RRL denim line, into one Luxury organization. Prior to Ralph Lauren, Mr. Engebretson held lead sourcing, product development and production roles with Victoria’s Secret, Liz Claiborne, Armani Jeans, and Tahari.
Ms. Wallace has served as our Senior Vice President, Human Resources since January 2015. Previously, Ms. Wallace served as Group Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Fast Retailing USA since 2012, where she supported Uniqlo USA Retail, Global Uniqlo e-commerce, Global Uniqlo Creative/Innovation Center, Theory, Helmut Lang, Comptoire des Cotonniers and JBrand. Prior to joining Fast Retailing, Ms. Wallace served as Senior Vice President, Talent for Under Armour from 2007 to 2012. Prior to this, Ms. Wallace served as Vice President, Human Resources for Party City from 2002 to 2007. Previously, Ms. Wallace served as Vice President, Human Resources for Liz Claiborne from 1994 to 2001. From 1992 to 1994, Ms. Wallace served as Director of Human Resources for United Retail Group, supporting Sizes Unlimited and Avenue stores. Prior to joining United Retail Group, Ms. Wallace worked for Big M Inc. for ten years serving as Director of Human Resources, where she supported Mandee Shops and Annie Sez stores.