Lisa was appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Operating Officer in 2015 and is responsible for the corporate infrastructure, merchandising strategy, and operational management of the company.
Lisa joined Big Lots in 2002 as Senior Vice President of Merchandise Planning and Allocation. In 2005, her role was expanded to Chief Information Officer, with responsibility for mission-critical information technology. In 2010, she assumed responsibility for Distribution and Transportation Services with her promotion to EVP, Supply Chain Management and CIO.
Prior to joining Big Lots, Lisa’s roles included Senior Vice President of Planning and Allocation for Ames Department Stores and Vice President of Planning and Allocation for the Casual Corner Group.
She holds an MBA and a bachelor’s in accounting from Western New England College in Springfield, Mass.