NRF Foundation Board Names Four New Members

WASHINGTON – Four executives were named members of the NRF Foundation Board of Directors during its meeting on April 13. The new board members are:

  • Nike Vice President of Global Retail Operations Kevin Ertell
  • Best Buy Co. Inc. Chief Supply Chain Officer Mark Irvin
  • American Express National Client Group Vice President and General Manager Ann Sattin
  • Walmart Senior Vice President of Associate Learning and Leadership Lorraine Stomski

“We are grateful that these industry leaders are volunteering to serve on the NRF Foundation Board of Directors to help us fulfill our mission to prepare people of all backgrounds for life-changing careers,” NRF Foundation Executive Director Bill Thorne said. “Look no further than their experience and expertise to understand the impact they will have as we expand the reach of NRF Foundation programs.”

The NRF Foundation board is chaired by Bloomingdale’s Chairman and CEO Tony Spring and is comprised of professionals who believe in the power of connecting people to the incredible retail opportunities in communities nationwide through NRF Foundation career resources, training and scholarships.

About NRF
The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association, passionately advocates for the people, brands, policies and ideas that help retail thrive. From its headquarters in Washington, D.C., NRF empowers the industry that powers the economy. Retail is the nation’s largest private-sector employer, contributing $3.9 trillion to annual GDP and supporting one in four U.S. jobs — 52 million working Americans. For over a century, NRF has been a voice for every retailer and every retail job, educating, inspiring and communicating the powerful impact retail has on local communities and global economies.

About NRF Foundation
The NRF Foundation provides the skills and resources needed for a life-changing career. As NRF's nonprofit 501(c)(3), we connect people to an industry that’s a great place to start and a great place to grow. Together, we help people build better lives and stronger communities.