Chief Executive Officer
Dave was named Chief Executive Officer in June 2021 after having previously served as President since December 2019, Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer since March 2015 and Chief Marketing Officer since February 2014. Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, he served as Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President at U.S. Cellular, Chief Marketing Officer of Seventh Generation, Vice President of Marketing at PepsiCo, and held a number of brand management roles in the Beauty Division of The Procter and Gamble Company from 1995 to 2001. Dave currently serves on the board of directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago and Chicago lights, and is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago.
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, loss prevention, 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.
Chief Operating Officer
Kecia was named Chief Operating Officer in June 2021. She oversees store and services operations, supply chain, Ulta Beauty at Target and enterprise-wide 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.
Chief Merchandising Officer
Monica Arnaudo 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.
Chief Supply Chain Officer
Amiee was named Chief Supply Chain Officer in September 2020. In this role, Amiee oversees all of Ulta Beauty’s supply chain operations, 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 board of directors for YWCA Metropolitan Chicago.
Chief Digital Officer
Prama was named Chief Digital Officer in December 2019, after having served as Senior Vice President, Digital and eCommerce since 2017. She joined Ulta Beauty in July 2014 as Vice President, Digital and eCommerce. Prior to Ulta Beauty, Prama led retail eCommerce teams at Toys R Us and Kenneth Cole. In addition to her retail industry experience, Prama was a management consultant with Booz Allen and held various roles in product strategy, design and development at Ford Motor Company. Prama currently serves on the board of directors for the Shoptalk Advisory Board.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Jeff Childs was named Chief Human Resource Officer in October 2013. Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer at U.S. Cellular after joining as Senior Vice President of Human Resources in 2004. From 2001 to 2004, he was President and Owner of Childs Consulting Services. Previously, he served from 1979 to 2001 in a variety of human resources, marketing, sales, and operations roles at AT&T, including Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services. Jeff is an active member of the Chicago community, serving on the board of directors of After School Matters and Skills for Chicagoland’s Future.
General Counsel, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer
Jodi Caro 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.
Chief Marketing Officer
Shelley was named Chief Marketing Officer in December 2019 after having served as Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing since 2017. She joined Ulta Beauty as Vice President of Brand Marketing in 2014. Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, Shelley served as Executive Vice President of Consulting, Market Opportunity & Innovation at GfK, after having worked in variety marketing leadership roles at P&G, PepsiCo, and the Kellogg Company. Shelley also serves on the Board of Directors for Youth Guidance.
Chief Information Officer
Elliott was named Chief Information Officer in September 2020 after having previously served as Chief Supply Chain Officer since April 2019 and Senior Vice President, Logistics since March 2017. He joined Ulta Beauty as Vice President, Supply Chain Strategy, in November 2013. Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, Elliott held operational leadership roles spanning retail, financial services, and logistics at Target, Citibank and the United States Army. Elliott also serves on the Harvard Business School African-American Admissions Advisory Board and as an Executive Advisory Board Member for project44.