Together We

Create campus stores that are focal points for college life and learning, delivering a strong and consistent revenue stream to our partner schools.

We do this by delivering essential educational content and tools within a dynamic retail environment. We improve academic outcomes, provide value and support to students and create loyalty and retention, while supporting the financial goals of the schools we serve.

1965

Len Riggio opens the Student Book Exchange in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.

1968

Len Riggio opens the first on-campus management contract at Queensborough Community College.

1971

Len Riggio acquires Barnes & Noble; within a few years expanded the company’s reach with more than 40 campus stores in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

2015

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. became an independent public company and the parent of Barnes & Noble College, trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol, "BNED".

Today

We serve over 6 million+ students and faculty members and operate 773 campus stores nationwide.

Thought Leadership is in Our DNA

Michael P. Huseby,
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BNED

Michael P. Huseby serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. Previously, he served as Executive Chairman of Barnes & Noble Education. Prior to joining the Company, he was a member of the board of directors of Barnes & Noble, Inc. from January 2014 and served as the Chief Executive Officer of Barnes & Noble until August 2, 2015. Mr. Huseby was appointed Chief Executive Officer of NOOK Media LLC and President of Barnes & Noble in July 2013, and Chief Financial Officer of Barnes & Noble in March 2012. From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Huseby served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation, a leading telecommunications and media company, which was acquired by the Altice Group in June 2016. He served on the Cablevision Systems Corporation board of directors in 2000 and 2001. Prior to joining Cablevision, Mr. Huseby served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Charter Communications, Inc., a large cable operator in the United States. Mr. Huseby served on the board of directors of Charter Communications from May 2013 through May 2016. From 1999 to 2002, Mr. Huseby served as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration, of AT&T Broadband, a provider of cable television services. In addition, Mr. Huseby spent over 20 years at Arthur Andersen, LLP and Andersen Worldwide, S.C., where he held the position of Global Equity Partner.

Patrick Maloney,
President, Barnes & Noble College

Patrick Maloney serves as President, Barnes & Noble College. Mr. Maloney served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Barnes & Noble College since May 2007 and was named President, Barnes & Noble College in August 2015. In this role he oversees operations at all bookstores nationwide, including bookstore e-commerce, store design & construction, internal operations, learning and development, and book and general merchandising departments. Mr. Maloney began his career at Barnes & Noble as a student at SUNY Stony Brook University.

Bill Maloney,
Executive Vice President

Bill Maloney serves as Executive Vice President. He has served as Executive Vice President of Barnes & Noble College since 1995, and in that role, he oversees campus relations activities, builds partnerships and handles strategic planning and corporate marketing activities. He began his career at Barnes & Noble as a Regional Manager and Operations Director before his appointment as Executive Vice President in 2002.  

Barry Brover,
Executive Vice President, Operations, BNED and Executive Vice President, Barnes & Noble College

Barry Brover serves as Executive Vice President, Operations of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. and Executive Vice President, Barnes & Noble College. Previously, Mr. Brover served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer for the Company, and prior to that was Chief Financial Officer of Barnes & Noble College since 2006. He joined Barnes & Noble College in 1986. Prior to joining Barnes & Noble College, he started his career at KPMG where he earned his CPA and was supervising audits. He has a B.B.A from Hofstra University.

Thomas D. Donohue,
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, BNED

Thomas D. Donohue serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. In this role he is responsible for overseeing accounting, tax and enterprise risk management, and internal audit. Mr. Donohue also serves as the Company’s treasurer and head of investor relations. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Investor Relations for the Company since 2015.  Prior to joining Barnes & Noble Education, Mr. Donohue served as Treasurer of Barnes & Noble, Inc. since June 2012. Prior to joining Barnes & Noble, he spent 12 years at the Interpublic Group of Companies, a global provider of advertising and marketing services, where he served as Vice President, Assistant Treasurer, International. He graduated from Loyola University in Maryland and received his MBA from the University of Notre Dame.

Stephen Culver,
Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer (CIO), BNED

Stephen Culver is senior vice president and chief information officer of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. and is responsible for overseeing the company’s IT operations and strategic development. Prior to joining Barnes & Noble College in 2005, Stephen held leadership positions in both the private and public sectors. He owned and presided over an IT consulting company, which specialized in the retail and wholesale industries. As CIO of Giorgio Armani Corporation, he lead the IT operations during the development and expansion of their North American operations.

JoAnn Magill,
Senior Vice President of Human Resources, BNED

JoAnn Magill serves as Senior Vice President, Human Resources of Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. Since joining the Company in 2003, Ms. Magill has played an integral role in the development and implementation of policies, practices and programs for thousands of full and part time employees at the Company’s corporate office and its campus bookstores nationwide. In her role as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Ms. Magill oversees employee relations, recruitment, benefits, payroll and compensation. Prior to joining Barnes & Noble Education, she served as the Vice President of Human Resources at AT&T Broadband Media Services for five years. Ms. Magill also had an extensive 25 year career with Pathmark Supermarkets, where she held a variety of field and corporate leadership roles.

Lisa Malat,
Chief Operating Officer

Lisa Malat serves as Chief Operating Officer, Barnes & Noble College. Lisa provides strategic direction and executive oversight to Barnes & Noble College in the areas of sales, consumer and corporate marketing, talent management and in-store and eCommerce strategy and operational efficiencies. Prior to joining Barnes & Noble College in 1996, Lisa held several senior-level management positions at Macy’s, including roles in Store Operations, Process Re-Engineering, Distribution, Customer Service, and Learning and Development.

Joel Friedman,
Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer

Joel Friedman serves as Chief Merchandising Officer, Barnes & Noble College. During Joel’s 17 years at Barnes & Noble College, he has managed the non-book sales, developed store concepts and directed the planning, design and interior build outs of the company’s many store renovations and new store projects. He joined B&N in 1998 after a 20 year career in department store merchandising of Men’s Wear apparel in Boston with Federated based Filene’s and Jordan Marsh, a five year stint in product development and sourcing of Men’s Wear & Children’s Wear with Fredrick Atkins and a one year term with Capital Mercury, a wholesale importer, running their product development and design department.