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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.