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NRF staff

Administration & Finance

Brian Baskins
Coordinator, Facilities
Su-Yeon Chong
Sr. Accountant/AP Manager
202-626-8156
Levina Coleman
Sr. Director, Revenue Accounting
202-626-8159
Renee Coleman
Executive Assistant
202-626-8133
Judy DePalma
Executive Assistant to the President and CEO
202-626-8122
Brandi Douglas
VP, Human Resources
202-626-8141
Sandy Gozzi
Sr. Director, Administration
202-626-8120
Zahilys Hernandez-Perez
VP, Controller
202-626-8155
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
202-626-8129
Monique Meleance
Assistant Controller
202-626-8158
Chastity Nelson
Receptionist
202-783-7971
Rocio Quintanilla
Assistant, Accounts Payable
202-626-8128
Director, Retail Finance/Accounting
202-626-8165
Janet Taing
Staff Accountant
202-626-8157

Communications & Public Affairs

Tony Fontana
Director, Communications
202-661-3051
Karlie Frank
Media Relations Coordinator
202-495-7221
Chief Economist
855-673-7737
Dylan Lynch
Coordinator, Communications
202-495-7231
VP, Communications and Public Affairs
202-661-3049
Manager, Marketing Content
202-626-8124
VP, Digital Communications
202-626-8177
Sr. Director, Media Relations
202-626-8119
Sr. Director, Media Relations
202-626-8189
VP, Government Affairs Public Relations
202-626-8134
Kristina Stewart
Managing Editor
202-661-3047
SVP, Communications and Public Affairs
202-783-7971

Conferences

Katie Coon
Manager, Exhibits
202-661-3054
Susan Cuevas
Manager, Attendee Services
202-626-8161
Jenny Dewey
Sr. Director, Meetings and Special Events
202-661-3053
Dana Dressel
Manager, Exhibits and Sponsorships
202-626-8138
VP, Meetings and Special Events
202-626-8153
Lisa Harkins
Manager, Speaker Logistics
202-626-8149
SVP, Conferences
202-626-8154
Justene Pluta
Manager, Meetings and Special Events
202-495-7227
Adam Reiter
Project Manager, Trade Shows and Events
202-626-8162
Sr. Director, Exhibit & Sponsorship Sales
202-661-3044
Ekaterina (Katia) Torres
Meeting/Special Events Planner
202-626-8108
Sr. Director, Speaker Logistics
202-626-8144

Education

SVP, Retail Strategy
202-626-8195
VP, Event Content and Education
202-626-8182
Christine Loizou
Manager, Event Production
202-626-8125
VP, Education Strategies
202-297-5005
Editor, STORES Media
516-437-1245
Sierra Schaller Cole
Director, Event Content and Education
202-495-7235

Government Relations

VP, Tax Counsel
202-626-8168
SVP, Government Relations
202-783-7971
VP, Supply Chain and Customs Policy
202-626-8193
Marisa Harrilchak
Senior Director, Government Relations
202-495-7225
Sr. Director, Advocacy and State Relations
202-626-8152
VP, Senior Policy Counsel
202-626-8104
VP, Associate General Counsel
202-626-8150
Sr. Director, Political Affairs
202-626-8139
Eileen Pryor
Executive Assistant
202-626-8114
Shawna Purvis
Executive Assistant, NCCR
202-626-8184
VP, Government Relations and Workforce Development
202-495-7226
VP, Health Care Policy
202-626-8170
VP, NCCR
202-661-3059

Information Technology

Jeff Courtney
Manager, Data Operations
202-626-8171
Daniel Crowder
Web Developer
202-626-8191
Eric Fontenette
Specialist, Helpdesk
202-626-8105
VP, Information Technology
202-626-8137
Amy Jones
Director, Infrastructure Management
202-626-8116
Matthew McKinzie
Web Developer
202-626-8180
Steve Riley
Director, Database Management
202-661-3043
Godmund Schick
Director of Product Development
202-661-3058
Clint Thompson
Manager, Design & Usability
202-661-3056
Bob Troutman
Director, Web Development
202-626-8115
Elena Wigfall
Coordinator, IT projects
202-661-3045

Marketing

Erica Aquilina
Multimedia Content Designer
202-495-7234
Linnie Ciepielowski
Production Manager, Creative Services
202-626-8181
Dimitry Ekzarkhov
Multimedia Designer
202-661-3052
Thom Heileson
Multimedia Designer
206-216-0924
Kyra Hicks
Director, Marketing
202-495-7222
Paul Kriebs
Director, Marketing
202-661-3048
Jesse Langton
Coordinator, Marketing
202-626-8188
Samantha Murphy
Manager, Marketing
202-626-8146
Kerry Pakula
Vice President, Marketing
202-626-8190
Jason Schilberg
Multimedia Designer
202-626-8176
Rachel Switala
Director, Creative Services
202-626-8186

Member Relations

VP, Member Engagement
202-626-8118
Sr. Director, Member Administration
202-626-8175
Jill Dvorak
Senior Director, Digital Retail
202-495-7233
Dale Gebhardt
Director, Member Engagement
202-626-8142
Director, Member Development
202-626-8113
Michael Hornbuckle
Specialist, Member Development
202-626-8135
Mary Kita
Executive Assistant
202-661-3055
VP, Retail Technology
202-626-8126
SVP, Member Development and Partnerships
202-626-8136
VP, Loss Prevention
202-661-3057
April O’Brien
Manager, Member Relations
202-495-7220
Crystal Peace
Director, Member Development
202-626-8123

NRF Foundation

SVP, Research and Strategic Initiatives and Executive Director, NRF Foundation
202-626-8127
Karoline Krekorian
Coordinator, Student Initiatives
202-626-8198
Brittany Mazin
Manager, Community Engagement
202-626-8130
Manager, Student Initiatives
202-495-7223
Paige Roy
Manager, Learning and Workforce Development
202-495-7230
Margaret Soto
Administrative Assistant
202-626-8117
Annalea Soudry-Maurer
Coordinator, Scholarships Programs
202-626-8199
Director, Retail Careers Initiatives
202-626-8192
Sr. Director, Career Development Programs
202-495-7224

Research

Katherine Cullen
Director, Retail and Consumer Insights
202-495-7229
Katie Jordan
Coordinator, Research
202-661-3046
VP, Research Development and Industry Analysis
202-495-7228
Allison Zeller
Director, Research
202-626-8111