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  • Edward W. Stack

    Chief Executive Officer of DICK'S Sporting Goods
    Chairman of the Board since 1984

    Ed Stack has served as our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1984 when the founder and his father, Richard "Dick" Stack, retired from our then two store chain. Ed Stack has served us full time since 1977 in a variety of positions, including President, Store Manager and Merchandise Manager.

  • André J. Hawaux

    Executive Vice President – Chief Operating Officer

    André Hawaux joined DICK’S Sporting Goods as the Executive Vice President - Finance, Administration and Chief Financial Officer in June 2013. André currently serves as our Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. In this role, he is responsible for all aspects of Real Estate & Development, Store Operations, Store Environment, Information Technology and Human Resources. Prior to joining DICK’S, André served as the President, Consumer Foods at ConAgra Foods for four years. From 2006 to 2009, André served as ConAgra Foods’ Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer where he was responsible for the company's Finance and Information System and Services organizations. Prior to ConAgra Foods, André was the general manager of a large U.S. division of PepsiAmericas and previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Pepsi-Cola North America and Pepsi International's China business unit.

  • Lee J. Belitsky

    Executive Vice President – Chief Financial Officer

    Lee Belitsky joined DICK'S in 1997 as Vice President-Controller, and became our Treasurer in 2005. During his tenure, he has held numerous roles of increasing responsibility, including: Senior Vice President and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer; Senior Vice President – Strategic Planning and Analysis and Treasury Services; Senior Vice President – Store Operations and Distribution/Transportation; Senior Vice President – Product Development; and most recently, Executive Vice President – Product Development and Planning, Allocations and Replenishment. Prior to joining DICK'S, Lee Belitsky was the Chief Financial Officer of Domain, Inc., a Boston-based home furnishings retailer, he also served as the Vice President- Controller and Treasurer with Morse Shoe, Inc. and Audit Manager at KPMG.

  • Lauren R. Hobart

    Executive Vice President – Chief Customer & Digital Officer

    Lauren Hobart currently serves as Executive Vice President – Chief Customer & Digital Officer. In this role, she is responsible for leadership of our eCommerce department and oversight of the Company’s efforts to drive omni-channel consumer engagement. Lauren also leads the Marketing efforts for all of the Company’s lines of business as well as Team Sports HQ, the Company’s all-in-one youth sports digital platform. In addition, Lauren serves as the President of The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation. Lauren joined the Company in February 2011 as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. In 2015, she was promoted to Executive Vice President – Chief Marketing Officer and Chelsea Collective General Manager. Prior to joining DICK’S, Lauren spent 14 years at PepsiCo in various roles, culminating in being the CMO of Carbonated Soft Drinks in North America. In addition to other significant marketing roles within PepsiCo, Lauren also worked with JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo earlier in her career. Since January 2014, Lauren has served on Sonic Corporation’s Board of Directors.

  • Holly Tyson

    Senior Vice President – Chief Human Resources Officer

    Holly joined DICK’S Sporting Goods as the Chief Human Resources Officer in August 2016. In this role, she is responsible for leading the overall talent strategy for the Company, while ensuring that our culture, practices, policies and operations align with our overall objectives and values. Holly also provides strategic Human Resources leadership to the executive management team, shareholders and board of directors. Prior to joining DICK’S, Holly served as the Chief Human Resources Officer at The Brink’s Company and before that, she was Vice President – Human Resources of U.S. Pharmaceuticals at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Prior to her roles at Brink’s and Bristol-Myers, Holly held various Human Resources and Organizational Development leadership roles at Alliance Consulting, Cigna Corporation and Accenture.

  • Michele B. Willoughby

    Executive Vice President – Chief Strategy Officer

    Michele Willoughby currently serves as Executive Vice President – Chief Strategy officer. In this role, she leads the Company’s Strategy and Innovations group as well as Digital Transformation initiatives. Michele joined DICK'S in March 2004 as Vice President - Planning and Allocation. She was promoted to Senior Vice President - Supply Chain in 2009 after serving as a key leader in our integration of the former Chick’s Sporting Goods business in California. In November 2010, the Company added eCommerce to her responsibilities and in July 2013, she was promoted to Executive Vice President - Inventory, Supply Chain and eCommerce. Prior to joining DICK’S, Michele was employed by Kohl’s Department Stores for 7 years, where she held various roles in Merchandise Planning and Allocation.

  • Ronald E. Baime

    Senior Vice President – GMM – Hardlines

    Ron Baime joined DICK’S Sporting Goods in 2005 as a Divisional Merchandising Manager (DMM) for our golf business. During his tenure with the Company, he has held numerous roles of increasing responsibility, including DMM Licensed, Vice President/DMM – Golf Galaxy, Vice President/DMM – Tackle, General Merchandising Manager (GMM) for Hunt & Fish, and most recently, Senior Vice President of Merchandising for Golf, Licensed, Team Sports, Hunt, Fish & Outdoor Equipment. Prior to joining DICK’S, Ron served as the Head Merchant at Five Below. Throughout his career, he has held various senior leadership roles at Best Buy, Circuit City, Kohl’s Department Stores and May Department Stores.

  • Dave Barnes

    Senior Vice President – Real Estate

    Dave Barnes serves as the Company’s Senior Vice President – Real Estate. In this role, he is responsible for the leadership and strategic direction of our real estate function, including future market development, across all lines of business. Dave joined the Company in 2005 and most recently served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel. Prior to joining DICK’S, Dave served as Senior Corporate Counsel at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. and Counsel for The May Department Stores Company.

  • Liz Haesler

    Senior Vice President – GMM – Softlines

    Liz Haesler joined DICK’S Sporting Goods as the General Merchandising Manager (GMM) for Softlines in October 2016. In this role, she is responsible for leading the merchandising efforts for all Softline categories, including women’s, men’s and youth apparel, footwear, outerwear and accessories. Prior to joining DICK’S, Liz served as Senior Vice President – GMM of Staples, Inc. Prior to Staples, she held numerous leadership roles in merchandising and supply chain at Best Buy, ShopNBC, and Target Corporation.

  • George P. Giacobbe

    Senior Vice President – Supply Chain

    George Giacobbe joined DICK'S Sporting Goods in 1999 as a Department Manager at the Smithton Distribution Center. George Giacobbe was promoted to the Director of Logistics and Project Manager in 2006, and has since held the roles of Senior Director of Operations for the Plainfield Distribution Center and VP of Supply Chain. In 2014, George Giacobbe was promoted to the role of SVP of Supply Chain. Prior to joining DICK’S, George Giacobbe employed with Lord & Taylor for 15 years, where he started as an executive trainee and held increasing roles of responsibility in operations.

  • John E. Hayes III

    Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Secretary

    John Hayes joined DICK’S Sporting Goods as Senior Vice President – General Counsel & Secretary in January 2015. Prior to joining DICK’S, John served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Coldwater Creek. During his tenure with Coldwater he also served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources and interim Senior Vice President and CFO. Prior to Coldwater, John was a partner with various prestigious law firms, including Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Boulder, CO, and Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, LLP in Broomfield, CO.

  • George S. Hill

    Senior Vice President – Retail

    George Hill joined DICK'S Sporting Goods in January 2014 as Senior Vice President – Retail. Prior to joining DICK'S, he held various senior leadership roles at Office Depot, Inc., including SVP – Copy and Print Depot and Managed Print Services. Prior to Office Depot, Inc., George Hill spent 18 years at The Home Depot, where he was instrumental in the development of the super store business model, transforming the industry and driving The Home Depot to market leadership.

  • Joseph R. Oliver

    Senior Vice President – Merchandise Planning, Allocation & Replenishment

    Joe Oliver currently serves as our Senior Vice President – Merchandise Planning, Allocations & Replenishment. He joined DICK’S in 2000 as our Director of Accounting. During his tenure with the Company, he has served as Vice President & Controller, and most recently, Senior Vice President – Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining DICK'S, Joe Oliver was employed by Dominion Resources from 1983 to 2000 in various finance functions.

  • Daniel L. Ostrowski

    Senior Vice President – Store Environment

    Dan Ostrowski was named Senior Vice President, Store Environment in November 2013, overseeing all aspects of our Store Environment. Dan Ostrowski joined DICK'S Sporting Goods in 1999 as a Director of Stores in Field Operations. In 2005, he took on the role of Vice President of New Stores, and in 2008 his role was expanded to include Construction and Facilities and again in 2012 to oversee all facets of the Store Environment as the Vice President of Store Environment.

  • Ed Plummer

    Senior Vice President – DICK’S Team Sports HQ

    Ed Plummer currently serves as our Senior Vice President – DICK’S Team Sports HQ.  He joined DICK’S in 2010 as our Vice President – Customer Relationship Management and Consumer Insights. Prior to DICK’S, Ed held various leadership roles at American Express.

  • Kurt J. Schnieders

    Senior Vice President – Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

    Kurt Schnieders joined DICK'S Sporting Goods as Senior Vice President – Information Technology and Chief Information Officer in December 2013. Prior to joining DICK’S, Kurt Schnieders served as Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Limited Brands. Previously, he served in various technology roles for ING across the globe including ING Group in the Netherlands, ING Americas, and ING Australia.

  • Alexander L. Tomey

    Senior Vice President – Product Development

    Alex Tomey joined DICK'S Sporting Goods in June 2011 leading our Apparel and Footwear Merchandising categories. Most recently, he served as our Senior Vice President – GMM. Previously, Alex Tomey was Vice President Product Development and Design for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., where he was responsible for their private and exclusive brand portfolio including apparel, accessories, outerwear and shoes. During his tenure, he led the creation of Wal-Mart's New York Apparel Office as well as managing all aspects of Kid's Apparel. Before joining Wal-Mart, Alex Tomey held Merchandising and Product Development roles with Famous Barr and Kohl's Department Stores.