Steven (Steve) P. Lawrence
Steve P. Lawrence has served as Chief Executive Officer and on the Board of Directors since June 2023. Mr. Lawrence served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer since joining the company in February 2019 until June 2023. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Lawrence was President, Chief Executive Officer and served on the board of directors at francesca’s from October 2016 to January 2019. From May 2012 to September 2016, he served as Chief Merchandising Officer at Stage Stores. Mr. Lawrence also spent nearly 12 years working in various merchandising leadership roles at J.C. Penney after 10 years at Foley’s. Mr. Lawrence also served on the board of directors of francesca’s from October 2016 to January 2019. Mr. Lawrence obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.