Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Edward W. Stack
Edward W. Stack
Chief Executive Officer of DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Chairman of the Board since 1984
Mr. Stack, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DICK’S Sporting Goods, leads the largest, omni-channel sporting goods retailer in the United States. Since 1984, when Mr. Stack took over the family business, he has led DICK'S through a remarkable period of growth -- from two stores in upstate New York to an $8 billion Fortune 500 Company with more than 800 DICK'S Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy and Field & Stream stores. The company also generates over $1 billion in annual eCommerce sales.

Mr. Stack’s recognitions and awards include the following: Maverick in Leadership Award by The Yale School of Management’s Chief Executive Leadership Institute (2019); Force for Good honoree from the CECP: The CEO Board of Boards (2019); named a Groundbreaker by the New York Times at its 2018 DealBook Conference; bestowed an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from St. John Fisher College (2016); The Major John H. Russell Leadership Award from the Marine Corps University Foundation (2016); Humanity and Service Award from The Bus Stops Here Foundation (2014); National Sporting Goods Association Hall of Fame induction (2006); History Makers Award for Business & Industry by the Heinz History Center (2005); Entrepreneur of the Year in Southwestern Pennsylvania by Ernst & Young (1999); and Sports Executive Visionary of the Year by Sports Style Magazine (1997).

Mr. Stack graduated from St. John Fisher College in 1977 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Mr. Stack serves on the Board of Directors of the National Retail Federation and on the Advisory Board of Wharton’s Jay H. Baker Retailing Initiative. He is also a member of Everytown Business Leaders for Gun Safety. Mr. Stack formerly served on the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Seton Hill University Board of Trustees and KeyCorp Board of Directors.

Mr. Stack is a passionate advocate for youth sports and has led DICK’S Sporting Goods’ efforts to help more than one million young athletes across the country play sports through support from DICK’S and The DICK’S Foundation’s Sports Matter program, the largest such charitable initiative of its kind.
William J. Colombo
William J. Colombo
Vice Chairman of DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Vice Chairman since 2008, Director since 2002
Mr. Colombo has served on the Board since 2002 and became our Vice Chairman of the Board in February 2008, after retiring as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company, a position he held since 2002. He also served from September 2010 until February 2011 as our interim Chief Marketing Officer. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Colombo served as President of dsports.com LLC, our then eCommerce subsidiary. Mr. Colombo also served as our Chief Operating Officer and as an Executive Vice President from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Colombo joined us in 1988. From 1977 to 1988, he held various field and district positions with J.C. Penney Company, Inc., a retail company listed on the NYSE. Mr. Colombo previously served as a member of the board of directors of Gibraltar Industries, a leading manufacturer, processor and distributor of products for the building and industrial markets listed on Nasdaq, from 2003 to 2016.
Mark J. Barrenechea
Mark J. Barrenechea
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer of OpenText Corp.
Director since 2014
Mr. Barrenechea was appointed to the Board in February 2014. Mr. Barrenechea is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer and serves as a director of OpenText Corporation, an information management software products company listed on Nasdaq. He has been Chief Executive Officer since January 2012 and Chief Technology Officer since January 2016. In addition to serving on the board of OpenText, Mr. Barrenechea has also served as a director of Hamilton Insurance Group, a Bermuda-based holding company for insurance and reinsurance operations in Bermuda and the U.S., since November 2016; and a director of Avery Dennison Corporation, a global materials science and manufacturing company, since September 2018. Prior to joining OpenText, Mr. Barrenechea was a director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Silicon Graphics International Corporation ("SGI"), a global leader in high performance computing listed on Nasdaq, from 2007 to 2012. During Mr. Barrenechea’s tenure at SGI, he led strategy and execution, which included transformative acquisitions of assets, as well as penetrating diverse new markets and geographic regions. Previously, Mr. Barrenechea served as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for CA, Inc., an enterprise information technology management company listed on Nasdaq (formerly Computer Associates International, Inc.) from 2003 to 2006 and was a member of the executive management team. Before joining CA, Mr. Barrenechea served as Senior Vice President of Applications Development at Oracle Corporation, an enterprise software and corporate hardware products and services company listed on Nasdaq, from 1997 to 2003, managing a multi-thousand person global team while serving as a member of the executive management team.
Vincent C. Byrd
Vincent C. Byrd
Retired Vice Chairman, President, and Chief Operating Officer of J.M. Smucker Company
Director since 2013
Mr. Byrd has served on the Board since 2013. Mr. Byrd most recently served as Vice Chairman and a member of the board of directors of J. M. Smucker Company, a manufacturer and marketer of branded food products listed on the NYSE, a position he held from April 2015 to August 2016. Prior to being appointed as Vice Chairman, he served as President and Chief Operating Officer of J. M. Smucker Company from May 2011 to April 2015. Prior to that time, he served as President, U.S. Retail — Coffee of J. M. Smucker Company from August 2008 to May 2011, and Senior Vice President, Consumer Market, from February 2004 to August 2008. In addition, Mr. Byrd served as a director of Myers Industries, Inc., an international manufacturer of polymer products for industrial, agricultural, automotive, commercial and consumer markets listed on the NYSE, from 2006 to 2015, and served as a director of Spangler Candy Company, a private company that manufactures confectionery products, from 1998 to 2008.
Emanuel Chirico
Emanuel Chirico
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PVH Corp.
Director since 2003
Mr. Chirico has served on the Board since December 2003. Mr. Chirico was named Chairman of the Board of PVH Corp., a wholesale and retail apparel company listed on the NYSE, in June 2007 and was named its Chief Executive Officer in February 2006. Previously, Mr. Chirico was President, Chief Operating Officer and a Director of PVH Corp. from 2005 to 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Chirico was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PVH Corp. from 1999 until June 2005. From 1993 until 1999, Mr. Chirico was PVH Corp.’s Controller. Prior to that, he was a partner at Ernst & Young LLP, a public accounting firm.
Jacqualyn A. Fouse
Jacqualyn A. Fouse
Chief Executive Officer of Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Director since 2010
Dr. Fouse has served on the Board since 2010. Dr. Fouse currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company listed on the Nasdaq, a position to which she was appointed in February 2019. Previously, Dr. Fouse served as Executive Chair of Dermavant Sciences, a private biopharmaceutical company, from July 2017 to November 2018. Dr. Fouse served as Strategic Advisor to the Executive Committee of Celgene Corporation, a global biopharmaceutical company listed on Nasdaq, from April 2017 to June 2017. She also served as the President and Chief Operating Officer of Celgene Corporation from March 2016 to April 2017, as the President, Global Hematology and Oncology from August 2014 to March 2016, and as the as the Chief Financial Officer from September 2010 to August 2014. She formerly served as Chief Financial Officer of Bunge Limited, a global agribusiness and food company listed on the NYSE, from 2007 to 2010. From 2006 to 2007, Dr. Fouse was the Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Strategy Officer at Alcon, Inc., a global eye care company listed on the NYSE, and from 2002 she was Alcon’s Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Fouse served as the Chief Financial Officer of Swiss Air Group in Switzerland from 2001 to 2002. Previously, Dr. Fouse held a variety of senior finance positions at Alcon and its then majority owner Nestlé SA. Dr. Fouse served on the board of directors of Celgene Corporation from February 2016 to June 2017, and Perrigo Company from November 2012 to April 2016. She currently serves on the board of directors of Incyte Corp, a biopharmaceutical company listed on Nasdaq, since November 2017, and Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. since December 2017. Dr. Fouse also serves on the advisory boards at the University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Christian University.
Lauren R. Hobart
Lauren R. Hobart
President, DICK’S Sporting Goods, Inc.
Director since 2018
Ms. Hobart has served on the Board since January 2018. Ms. Hobart currently serves as President of DICK’S Sporting Goods overseeing the Stores, Marketing, eCommerce, Technology, HR, Legal, Strategy & Analytics and Team Sports HQ organizations. Additionally, she is President of The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation.

Ms. Hobart joined DICK’S in February 2011 as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In her time as CMO, Ms. Hobart revamped the Company’s marketing efforts, drove significant improvement in the ROI of the marketing spend and was instrumental in developing and launching the CALIA by Carrie Underwood brand. In 2015, Ms. Hobart was promoted to Executive Vice President and CMO and later to Executive Vice President, Chief Customer & Digital Officer. She became President of DICK’S in May 2017.

Additionally, under Ms. Hobart’s leadership, The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation developed its signature Sports Matter initiative in 2014, which has enabled over one million children to have access to sports. DICK’S and the DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation have given over $105 million in grants and sponsorships since 2014 to raise awareness and address the growing issues of underfunded youth sports programs nationwide.

Prior to joining DICK’S, Ms. Hobart spent 14 years at PepsiCo in various roles, including CMO of Carbonated Sports Drinks in North America. Prior to PepsiCo, Ms. Hobart was at Wells Fargo Bank and at JP Morgan Chase. From 2014 to 2018, Ms. Hobart served as a member of the Board of Directors of Sonic Corp.
Lawrence J. Schorr
Lawrence J. Schorr
Chief Executive Officer of SIMONA AMERICA GROUP, SIMONA AG
Director since 1985
Mr. Schorr has served on the Board since 1985. In April 2014, Mr. Schorr became the Chief Executive Officer of SIMONA AMERICA GROUP, the North American operations of SIMONA AG, a German manufacturing company listed on the General Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Prior to that, from May 2004 to April 2014, Mr. Schorr served as the Chief Executive Officer of Boltaron Performance Products, a privately owned plastics manufacturing company that was acquired by SIMONA AG. He previously served as President of RRT-Recycle America, a subsidiary of WMX Technologies, Inc. Prior to that, he served in the same position for Resource Recycling Technologies, Inc., a solid waste material management company listed on the American Stock Exchange. He has also served as a Partner and Managing Partner in the law firm of Levene, Gouldin and Thompson LLP.
Larry D. Stone
Larry D. Stone
Retired President and Chief Operating Officer of Lowe's Companies Inc.
Director since 2007
Mr. Stone has served on the Board since 2007. Mr. Stone served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Lowe’s Companies Inc., a home improvement retailer listed on the NYSE, from December 2006 until his retirement in June 2011, and before that as Senior Executive Vice President, Merchandising/Marketing of Lowe’s Companies from 2005 to 2006. Mr. Stone served as Senior Executive Vice President, Store Operations for Lowe’s Companies from 2003 to 2005, and as Executive Vice President, Store Operations from 2001 to 2003. Mr. Stone has served on the Board for Novant Health System, Inc., a not-for-profit integrated system of healthcare, since 2011. Mr. Stone has also served on the board of directors of At Home Group, Inc., a big box specialty retailer of home décor products, since December 2014, and as a member of the audit committee since 2016. In addition, Mr. Stone serves as a trustee for Wilkes Community College.
Allen R. Weiss
Allen R. Weiss
Retired President of Worldwide Operations for Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Director since 2011
Mr. Weiss has served on the Board since November 2011. Mr. Weiss served as President of Worldwide Operations for the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts business of The Walt Disney Company, a global entertainment company listed on the NYSE, from 2005 until his retirement in 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Weiss served in a number of roles for The Walt Disney Company beginning in 1972, including most recently as President of Walt Disney World Resort, Executive Vice President of Walt Disney World Resort and Vice President of Resort Operations Support. Mr. Weiss also served as a director and a member of the audit committee of Apollo Group, Inc., a private education provider listed on Nasdaq, from 2012 until 2017. Mr. Weiss serves on the board or council of a number of community and civic organizations.