LA/Orange County Chapter Event

LA/Orange County Chapter Event


February 5, 2019


11:45 am – 2:00 pm

Conversation with Cathy Halligan & Cathy Stauffer

Cathy Halligan

Home base: San Francisco, CA

Boards: Ulta Beauty, FLIR Systems, Wilton Brands

Prior: CMO & VP Global E-Commerce, Walmart, executive marketing roles at Blue Nile, William-Sonoma, Gymboree and I. Magnin. Started career as Marketing Analyst at Lands’ End

Cathy Halligan is an Independent Board Director helping companies understand and apply consumer-facing technology to win in the marketplace. Cathy H. was named a Digital 50 – Board Candidates with Skills in New Technologies by Agenda magazine.

She currently serves on the boards of 1) Fortune-500 Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), where she is a member of the Nominating & Governance Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee, 2) FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR), a leader in innovative sensing solutions for a wide variety of commercial, marine and government applications where she is a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Compensation Committee, and 3) Wilton Brands, a Private Equity-backed portfolio of iconic brands in the baking and crafting space, where she is a member of the Compensation and Audit Committees and Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Committee. Cathy H. is also an advisor to Chanel on digital topics.

Prior to board roles, Cathy H. was an executive leading Marketing and eCommerce efforts with world class brands and businesses (, Williams-Sonoma/PotteryBarn, Gymboree and I. Magnin), and successful early stage companies ( and others).

Cathy Stauffer

Home base: San Francisco, CA

Boards: BevMo! (Chairman), FLIR Systems, Wilton Brands (Chairman)

Prior: CMO, Gateway Computer, and President, The Good Guys

Cathy Stauffer’s board leadership is backed by broad and deep operating experience, with an emphasis on consumer technology. She is an NACD Board Leadership Fellow.

Currently Cathy S. serves on the boards of 1) BevMo!, a private west coast-based bev/alc specialty retailer where she is Chairman of the Board, 2) TowerBrook Capital Partners, with $15b of assets under management and offices in NYC and London, 3) FLIR Systems (NASDAQ: FLIR), where she is a member of the Compensation Committee, 4) Wilton Brands where she is Chairman of the Board.

Cathy S. has served in a variety of operating roles including chief merchant, chief marketing officer and president, building successful businesses and leading strong brands in consumer retail and manufacturing. She has been involved in virtually every new consumer electronics product launch, from the compact disc player through the smart phone.


2/5/2019 12:00 PM - 2/5/2019 2:00 PM
The California Club 538 S. Flower Street Los Angeles, CA 90071 UNITED STATES

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