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Our Board

Meet the Board of Directors

Every member of our board of directors is a thought leader who has made significant contributions to our cause.

Each one brings a unique set of skills and expertise to our organization.

Christiane Pendarvis

Christiane Pendarvis

BOARD CHAIR

Christiane Pendarvis is a global C-suite executive with over 25 years of experience leading direct-to-consumer and omni-channel retail businesses.

Liza Amlani

Liza Amlani

ADVISOR

Liza Amlani is a retail industry veteran and the go-to expert in retail merchandising, product creation, and accelerating speed to market.

Karen Cho

Karen Cho

INTERIM SECRETARY

Karen Cho is Chief Human Resources Officer at Designer Brands Inc. Karen’s teams support the HR and Communication needs across all Designer Brand's businesses.

Bernardine Wu

Bernardine Wu

ADVISOR

Bernardine Wu is an Executive Managing Director at OSF Digital, an end-to-end global digital transformation company, which recently acquired FitForCommerce, a strategic consulting firm she founded in 2008 after many years of operational and strategic success in helping businesses accelerate growth through digital.

Ilka Jordan

Ilka Jordan

TREASURER

Ilka Jordan is the founder and CEO of Jordan Alliance Group (JAG) consulting firm with 20 years experience leading business strategy and transformation in the retail industry.

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