Lisa Schultz is Executive Vice President of Apparel Design at Sear Holdings Corporation where she oversees a team of 210 designers and is responsible for private label design and product development for Sears and Kmart.
Lisa served as Executive Vice President of Product Development and Design for Gap Inc. from 1986-2001, where she pioneered a vertically integrated process of innovation and design increasing major net sales from $1B in 1986 to an excess of $7B by 2000. Lisa was named one of Time magazine’s Top 25 Most Influential Americans in 1997 and has been recognized by Vanity Fair and The Wall Street Journal.
Lisa has consulted a variety of major fashion and beauty brands, including Eileen Fisher, Bobbi Brown, Ocean Pacific, and Calvin Klein.
Lisa’s philanthropic interests are education and human services. She serves on the Board of Directors of The Doe Fund, a resource agency helping homeless and formerly incarcerated men to become self-sufficient. She mentors students and young professionals in the fashion business, and previously served on the board of directors for Alvin Ailey and The Young People’s Chorus of New York City.