2015 List Honorees

A headshot of Margarita Arriagada, the former chief merchant at Sephora
Margarita Arriagada
Chief Merchant
Sephora (Retired)
A headshot of Kirsten Blowers, the owner, designer and buyer of shopriffraff.com
Kirsten Blowers
Owner, Designer and Buyer
A headshot of Adam Brotman, the Chief Digital Officer at Starbucks
Adam Brotman
Chief Digital Officer
A headshot of Tom Buxton, the president and CEO of Buxton Co.
Tom Buxton
President and CEO
Buxton Co.
Greg Buzek, the co-founder of Retail Orphan Initiative and the president of IHL Group
Greg Buzek
Co-Founder, President
Retail Orphan Initiative (RetailROI), IHL Group
Rick J. Caruso, the founder and CEO of Caruso Affiliated, in The Grove, one of his properties
Rick J. Caruso
Founder and CEO
Caruso Affiliated
A headshot of Darrell Cavens, the CEO of zulily
Darrell Cavens
A headshot of Sona Chawla, the president and chief marketing officer of Walgreen Co.
Sona Chawla
President of Digital and Chief Marketing Officer
Walgreen Co.
A headshot of Jane Dailey, the president, co-founder, and fashion fairy godmother of Hollywood Fashion Secrets
Jane Dailey
President, Co-Founder, and Fashion Fairy Godmother
Hollywood Fashion Secrets
A headshot of the Honorable Richard J. Durbin, the 47th U.S. Senator from the State of Illinois
The Honorable Richard J. Durbin
US Senator
A headshot of Julia Fowler, a co-founder of EDITD
Julia Fowler
A headshot of Casey Gerald, the co-founder and CEO of MBAs Across America
Casey Gerald
Co-Founder and CEO
MBAs Across America
A headshot of Jim Gold, the president and Chief Merchandising Officer of Neiman Marcus
Jim Gold
President and Chief Merchandising Officer
Neiman Marcus
A headshot of Tonian Hohberg, the president and CEO of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Tonian Hohberg
President and CEO
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
Michael Levy, the founder and CEO of Pet Food Express, outside of one of his stores
Michael Levy
Founder and CEO
Pet Food Express
A Headshot of Lynn Marmer, the former group vice president for corporate affairs at The Kroger Co.
Lynn Marmer
Group Vice President for Corporate Affairs (Retired)
The Kroger Co.
A headshot of David Moin, the senior editor for retail at Women's Wear Daily
David Moin
Senior Editor for Retail
Women's Wear Daily
A headshot of Johnny Morris, the founder and owner of Bass Pro Shops
Johnny Morris
Founder and Owner
Bass Pro Shops
A headshot of Shawn Outler, the group vice president of Macy's Inc.
Shawn R. Outler
Group Vice President
Macy's Inc.
A headshot of Gary Profit, the senior director of military programs at Walmart, Inc.
BG Gary M. Profit
Sr. Director of Military Programs
Walmart, Inc.
A headshot of J. Paul Raines, the CEO of Gamestop
J. Paul Raines
A headshot of Melissa Reiff, the president and COO of The Container Store
Melissa Reiff
President and COO
The Container Store
A headshot of Jeffery R. Sears, the founder and CEO of PIRCH, a home improvement store
Jeffery R. Sears
Founder and CEO
A headshot of Isabella Rose Taylor, Fashion Designer, Arrtis and Entrepreneur
Isabella Rose Taylor
Fashon Designer, Artist and Entrepreneur
Isabella Rose Taylor Fashions
A headshot of Deena Varshavskaya, the founder and CEO of Wanelo
Deena Varshavskaya
Founder and CEO