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.


 
Sandy Kennedy
President
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Brian Dodge
Chief Operating Officer
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Jenny Keehan
Senior Executive Vice President, Member Services
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Deborah White
Senior EVP and General Counsel, RILA and President, RLC
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Jason Brewer
Executive Vice President, Communications and State Affairs
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Lisa LaBruno
Executive Vice President, Retail Operations and Innovation
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Kathleen McGuigan
Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
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Jennifer Safavian
Executive Vice President, Government Affairs
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Austen Jensen
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
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Nicholas Ahrens
Vice President, Innovation
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Evan Armstrong
Vice President, Workforce
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Tom Casey
Vice President, Legal Affairs
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John Chen
Vice President, Marketing Operations and User Strategy
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Jess Dankert
Vice President, Supply Chain
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Dave Koenig
Vice President, Tax
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Hun Quach
Vice President, International Trade
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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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Andrew Sousa
Senior Director, Environmental Programs
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Kelly Foelber
Director, Membership and Executive Affairs
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Talana Lattimer
Director, Digital Communications and Creative Services
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Autumn Moore
Director, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
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Brian Rose
Director, State Affairs and Advocacy
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Joe Williamson
Director, Government Affairs
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Annie Buckalew
Senior Manager, AMS and Membership
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Brennan Duckett
Senior Manager, Government Affairs
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Somer  Flanagan
Senior Manager, Exhibitor and Sponsor Relations
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Dinora Rodgriguez
Senior Staff Accountant
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Ellen Jackson
Manager, Asset Protection and Supply Chain
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Jelena Matic
Manager, Government Affairs
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Katie Nicholos
Manager, Sustainability and Innovation
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Kate Rabatsky
Manager, Conference and Events
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Caroline  Stec
Manager, Communications
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Anna Williamson
Manager, Legal Affairs
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Kevin Gibney
Coordinator, Environmental Programs and Retail Compliance Center
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Jason Kurrass
Coordinator, Legal and Regulatory Affairs
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Ryan Orange
Coordinator, Government Affairs
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Amanda Shapiro
Coordinator, Member Services
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Chase Shields
Coordinator, Creative Services
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Sara Spellacy
Coordinator, Exhibitor and Sponsor Relations
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