RILA Staff

The Retail Industry Leaders Assocation's leadership begins with our Board of Directors who set RILA's strategic direction. From there, RILA staff members work closely with our networks and committees to determine the issues within our focus areas.


 
Brian Dodge
President
RILA
Michael Hanson
Senior Executive Vice President, Public Affairs
Jenny Keehan
Senior Executive Vice President, Member Services
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Lisa LaBruno
Senior Executive Vice President, Retail Operations and Innovation
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Deborah White
President, RLC – Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel
RILA
Jason Brewer
Executive Vice President, Communications and State Affairs
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Kathleen McGuigan
Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
RILA
Austen Jensen
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
RILA
Nicholas Ahrens
Vice President, Innovation
RILA
Evan Armstrong
Vice President, Workforce
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Tom Casey
Vice President, Legal Affairs
RILA
John Chen
Vice President, Marketing Operations and User Strategy
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Jess Dankert
Vice President, Supply Chain
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Blake Harden
Vice President, International Trade
RILA
Dave Koenig
Vice President, Tax
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Melissa Murdock
Vice President, Communications and Media Relations
RILA
Tiffin Shewmake
Vice President, RILA and Executive Director, Retail Compliance Center
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Steph Standish
Vice President, Administration
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Tripp Taylor
Vice President, Business Development
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Erin Hiatt
Senior Director, Sustainability and Innovation
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Rachel Kalil
Senior Director, Meetings and Events
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Talana Lattimer
Senior Director, Multimedia and Creative Services
RILA
Brennan Duckett
Director, Government Affairs
RILA
Kelly Foelber
Director, Membership and Executive Affairs
RILA
Laura Gaske
Director, Marketing
RILA
Susan Kirsch
Director, Regulatory Affairs & Compliance
RILA
Joe Williamson
Director, Government Affairs
RILA
Annie Buckalew
Senior Manager, AMS and Membership
RILA
Somer  Flanagan
Senior Manager, Exhibitor and Sponsor Relations
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Katie Nicholos
Senior Manager, Innovation
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Caroline  Stec
Senior Manager, Communications
RILA
Dinora Rodriguez
Senior Staff Accountant
RILA
Ellen Jackson
Manager, Government Affairs
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Kaela Martins
Manager, Environmental Programs
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Jelena Matic
Manager, Government Affairs
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Chase Shields
Manager, Creative Services
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Kate Rabatsky
Manager, Conferences and Events
RILA
Anna Williamson
Manager, Legal Affairs
RILA
Kevin Gibney
Coordinator, Environmental Programs and Retail Compliance Center
RILA
Luisa Lobo
Coordinator, Legal & Regulatory Affairs
RILA
Amanda Shapiro
Coordinator, Member Services
RILA
Sara Spellacy
Coordinator, Exhibitor and Sponsor Relations
RILA

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