Dave Kimbell

Dave Kimbell

Chief Executive Officer

Dave was named Ulta Beauty’s Chief Executive Officer in June 2021, after serving in a number of leadership roles since joining Ulta Beauty in February of 2014. Previously, he served as our President from December 2019 until June 2021, our Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer from March 2015 until December 2019 and Chief Marketing Officer from February 2014 until March 2015. Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, he was Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President at U.S. Cellular since February 2011. From 2008 to 2010, Mr. Kimbell served as Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Seventh Generation, a producer of environmentally friendly household products. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Kimbell held various positions at PepsiCo, Quaker Food Division, including Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Kimbell held a number of brand management roles in the Beauty Division of The Procter and Gamble Company from 1995 to 2001.

Scott Settersten

Scott Settersten

Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary

Scott was named Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary in March 2013, after serving as Acting Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary since October 2012. He oversees the company’s finance, accounting, tax, treasury, procurement, internal audit, investor relations, and real estate teams, including the optimization of our store fleet. Previously, Scott served as Vice President of Accounting since 2010, after joining Ulta Beauty in January 2005 as a Director of Financial Reporting. Prior to Ulta Beauty, Scott spent 15 years with Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP as a certified public accountant serving in various senior manager roles in the assurance and risk management practices.

Kecia Steelman

Kecia Steelman

President and Chief Operating Officer

Kecia was named President & Chief Operating Officer in September of 2023, after serving as Chief Operating Officer since June 2021. Kecia is responsible for corporate strategy, information technology, store and services operations, supply chain, Ulta Beauty at Target, loss prevention, and enterprise-wide transformation and optimization efforts. Previously, Kecia served as Chief Store Operations Officer since September 2015 and as Senior Vice President, Store Operations since July 2014. Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, Kecia was Group Vice President at Family Dollar Stores from 2011 to 2014, after joining the company in 2009 as Vice President, Store Development and Store Operations. From 2005 to 2009, she was Vice President, General Manager of Expo Design Center, Home Depot Design Center, and YardBIRDs and Director of New Store Innovations at the Home Depot Corporation. She began her career at Target Corporation and served in a variety of retail operations and merchandising roles with increasing responsibility from 1993 to 2005. Kecia currently serves on the board of directors for Metropolitan Family Services and Adler Planetarium.

Monica Arnaudo

Monica Arnaudo

Chief Merchandising Officer

Monica was named Chief Merchandising Officer in December 2019, after having served as Senior Vice President of Merchandising since joining Ulta Beauty in October 2017. Prior to Ulta Beauty, Monica served in numerous sales, merchandising and business development roles in the beauty industry at retailers including Sephora and Nordstrom and brands including Chanel, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox, Shu Uemura and Bare Escentuals. Monica currently serves on the board of directors for Cosmetic Executive Women.

Amiee Bayer-Thomas

Amiee Bayer-Thomas

Chief Supply Chain Officer

Amiee was named Chief Supply Chain Officer in September 2020. In this role, she oversees all of Ulta Beauty’s supply chain operations, loss prevention, as well as the company’s enterprise-wide continuous improvement efforts. Previously, she served in multiple store leadership positions since joining Ulta Beauty in September 2016, including Senior Vice President, Stores – West Division and Corporate Store Operations. Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, she was the President of Thomas Advisory Group LLC, a consulting firm within the retail and beauty industry. Prior to that, Amiee held positions of increasing responsibility with JCPenney from 2007-2015, including Divisional Vice President Store Operations and Vice President of JCPenney Salons. Amiee also held various positions at Limited Brands Inc. from 2002-2007. Amiee also serves on the advisory board for Shoptalk and board of directors for YWCA Metropolitan Chicago.

Jodi Caro

Jodi Caro

General Counsel, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Jodi was named General Counsel, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer in August 2015. She also serves as Corporate Secretary and Chief Privacy Officer. Jodi oversees Ulta Beauty’s Legal, Risk & Governance Services team in delivering high quality legal, governance, compliance, risk management and property management services, as well as leading all Environmental, Social, and Governance efforts. Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, she was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Integrys Energy Group, in addition to holding the role of Integrys’ Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer. Prior to joining Integrys in 2008, Jodi owned and operated her own law practice, which provided general counsel and corporate services to clients ranging from established multi-million dollar companies to medium and small early-stage enterprises. Prior to opening her law practice in 2006, she was co-founder and General Counsel of Looking Glass Networks, a privately held, facilities-based telecommunications company and served as an in-house attorney with MCI/WORLDCOM. Jodi is also Vice-Chair of the Retail Litigation Center and serves on the Chicago-Kent College of Law Board of Advisors as well as the board of directors for Communities in Schools of Chicago.

Michelle Crossan-Matos

Michelle Crossan-Matos

Chief Marketing Officer

Michelle was named Chief Marketing Officer in January 2023. She oversees key customer-facing workstreams across integrated marketing, ecommerce, creative, store design, member loyalty, public relations, consumer insight, and UB Media, the company’s retail media network. Before joining Ulta Beauty, Michelle served as Chief Marketing, Citizenship & Communications Officer at Samsung Electronics America. Prior to that, Michelle held various leadership roles with Samsung, Vertu and Procter & Gamble, where she gained extensive experience in beauty and personal care.

Mike Maresca

Mike Maresca

Chief Technology & Information Officer

Mike was named Chief Technology and Information Officer in June 2023. He leads the core elements of Ulta Beauty’s IT and Digital functions, including IT infrastructure, systems and security, digital experience and operations, and consumer technology. Most recently, Mike served as Global Chief Technology Officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), where he led technology transformation, modernization, digital strategy, data & analytics, and IT innovation. Prior to that, Mike spent 25 years growing his career with Accenture, managing a large portfolio of digital programs and IT capabilities in support of the company’s go-to-market teams across the globe.  Previously, Mike was a Managing Director in the Accenture technology practice, leading transformational work with multiple leading retail, CPG and healthcare companies.  Mike currently serves on the Board of Advisors for Chicago Innovation and on Forbes Technology Council.

Anita Ryan

Anita Ryan

Chief Human Resources Officer

Anita was named Chief Human Resources Officer in April 2022. She is responsible for Ulta Beauty’s HR strategy and innovation, including oversight of the company’s people success business partner team and centers of excellence in talent acquisition; associate care and support; leadership and organization development; diversity, equity and inclusion; compliance; internal communications and training for the enterprise. Prior to her more than 20-year career at Ulta Beauty, Anita began her career in the grocery industry where she held numerous operations leadership roles before transitioning to human resources. Anita currently serves on the board of Skills for Chicagoland’s Future.