Lizanne Kindler, a Class B director, is chief executive officer of Talbots, an omni-channel retailer of women’s apparel, shoes, and accessories. She also serves as chair of Coldwater Creek. Kindler has extensive retail leadership experience and began her career at Ann Taylor Stores Corporation, where she spent 15 years in various leadership roles. She moved to Kohl’s and Talbots, which has more than 8,700 employees and operates more than 550 retail stores across the United States. Kindler is a mastermind expert for Babson College’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab, an accelerator for female entrepreneurs. She is also a member of the advisory board of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University.