Meet Our Leaders
Tom Kingsbury, CEO of Kohl’s, is responsible for the company’s growth, profitability, and strategic direction — overseeing its 1,170 store base, ecommerce business, and 100,000 associates across the country. Kingsbury has served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of Kohl’s since December 2, 2022. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer effective February 2, 2023 and will continue to serve on the Board of Directors of Kohl’s.
Kingsbury will drive Kohl’s ongoing transformation to be the most trusted retailer of choice for the active and casual lifestyle. As a leading omnichannel retailer, he will oversee the company’s efforts in elevating Kohl’s brand portfolio, continue to grow Kohl's industry-leading loyalty program, and further advance innovative partnerships with iconic powerful companies — such as Amazon and Sephora. Kingsbury is committed to maintaining a strong, purpose-driven culture at Kohl’s, and continuing to accelerate the company’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts and ESG strategy.
Kingsbury has over 40 years of retail industry experience — holding a variety of company and board leadership roles at Kohl’s, Burlington Stores, Inc., and The May Department Stores Company. He led Burlington Stores, Inc. as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2008 to 2019 and served on the Burlington Stores Board of Directors from 2008 to 2020, including as Chairman from 2014 to 2019 and as Executive Chairman from 2019 to 2020.
Dave Alves, President & Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for Kohl’s enterprise operations — including its more than 1,100 stores, global supply chain and distribution centers, real estate portfolio, purchasing, sustainability, and risk management and compliance functions.
Alves joined Kohl’s in March 2023. He has over 30 years of retail leadership experience across U.S. and global markets. Prior to Kohl’s, he served as president and chief retail officer for Bealls, Inc. — overseeing all Bealls Stores, Bealls Outlet Stores, Burkes Outlet Stores, and Home Centric. Alves has also held leadership roles at TJX Canada and TJX Europe, Hudson's Bay Company, and Sterling Shoes.
Michelle A. Banks, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, is responsible for leading Kohl’s enterprise-wide diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts, including training and development, strategic initiatives across the business, and leadership of both the company’s DEI Task Force and its DEI Council.
Banks joined Kohl’s in 2010 and has held a number of progressive leadership roles within the stores organization, most recently having served as senior vice president, territory manager overseeing nearly 200 stores in the Southeast region. Prior to joining Kohl's, Banks served in store leadership roles with DSW Shoes, Gap, Marshall Fields, and Donna Karan. Banks has more than 25 years of experience in the retail industry.
Nick Jones, Chief Merchandising & Digital Officer, is responsible for Kohl’s overall merchandise strategy and all merchandising functions — including buying, digital and omnichannel merchandising, product design and development, and product portfolio strategy.
A 25-year retail veteran, Jones joined Kohl’s in March 2023 with extensive experience in merchandising, brand, retail, and leadership. Prior to Kohl’s, he was CEO of Joules Group — a premium British lifestyle clothing brand. Jones also worked for ASDA/Walmart UK and Marks & Spencer, where he held a variety of business and merchandise leadership positions — including working in Home, Beauty, and Women's categories.
Jennie Kent, chief legal officer & corporate secretary, is responsible for all legal matters for the business and acts as secretary for the Kohl’s Board of Directors. Kent joined Kohl's in February 2023.
Prior to joining Kohl’s, Kent served in various legal leadership roles at Quad, a publicly traded Milwaukee-based company, since 2010. Most recently, she was executive vice president, corporate secretary and chief people & legal officer for Quad — leading legal, human resources, corporate communications, compliance, government affairs, real estate, safety, and environmental management. Kent also served in various legal leadership roles at Harley-Davidson Motor Company — including overseeing legal matters for the company’s international expansion in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. She also previously worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin and for the Milwaukee law firm Foley & Lardner. Kent serves on the board of Mayville Engineering Company, Inc., where she is Chair of the Compensation Committee. She has over 25 years of legal experience.
Siobhán Mc Feeney, chief technology officer, is responsible for all technology, information, and digital platforms supporting Kohl’s omnichannel business.
Mc Feeney joined Kohl’s in 2020 as senior vice president, technology and was promoted to executive vice president, technology in 2022 — leading Kohl’s application product teams, data science, product design, enterprise analytics, and product enablement. Since joining Kohl’s, Mc Feeney has championed and accelerated the company’s product-centric software development journey to better serve Kohl’s customers and fuel business growth.
With over 25 years of information technology and finance experience,
Mc Feeney has held a number of leadership positions. Prior to Kohl's, she led innovation and strategy at Pivotal Software, Inc. — where she focused on enabling large clients to develop new ways of working. Mc Feeney also spent a decade at AAA Northern California in various leadership roles, including chief financial officer, chief information officer, and interim chief executive officer. She began her career as an accountant working at Deloitte and KPMG Ireland.
Christie Raymond, chief marketing officer, is responsible for Kohl’s marketing and customer service organizations – including the overall marketing strategy, brand and creative, media and personalization, credit and loyalty, customer insights and analytics, corporate communications, and philanthropic efforts. In her role, Raymond leads the company's focus on driving customer engagement through data-driven personalization, leadership in loyalty and rewards, accelerating customer traffic and continuing to build the Kohl's brand.
Raymond joined Kohl’s in 2017 as senior vice president, media and personalization and was promoted to executive vice president, customer engagement, analytics & insights in June 2020.
Prior to Kohl’s, Raymond served in marketing, new business and strategic planning leadership roles at The Walt Disney Company and Aspen Club Technologies. She has nearly 15 years of marketing and retail industry experience.
Mari Steinmetz, chief people officer, is responsible for Kohl’s overall vision and strategy for talent, culture and human resource efforts — including recruitment, development, associate relations, compensation and benefits, and culture.
Steinmetz joined Kohl’s in 2010 and has held a number of progressive leadership roles across several areas of human resources — most recently having served as senior vice president of benefits, compensation, talent management, people analytics and HR business partners. Prior to joining Kohl’s, Steinmetz served in various leadership positions at Target supporting the stores and regional human resources functions. She has more than 20 years of human resources and retail industry experience.
Jill Timm is the chief financial officer for Kohl’s. In her role, Timm leads financial planning and analysis, investor relations, financial reporting, accounting operations, tax, and treasury for the company.
Timm joined Kohl’s in 1999 as a senior financial analyst. During her more than 20-year tenure at Kohl’s, Timm has held a number of progressive leadership roles across several areas of finance — most recently as executive vice president of finance. Prior to joining Kohl’s, Timm served as senior auditor at Arthur Andersen LLP.