Matthew Berglass is President of Berglass+Associates, an executive search firm serving the retail industry in both the traditional brick-and-mortar and pure-play digital spaces.
Since joining the firm in 1994, Mr. Berglass has focused
on helping retail, wholesale, and digital/direct companies
evolve into omnichannel brands through his recruiting
efforts. With such notable placements as Sharen Turney
as Chief Executive Officer of Victoria’s Secret Direct and
Michael MacDonald as Chief Executive Officer of DSW,
Mr. Berglass has demonstrated his expertise in matching
executive talent with brands and retailers poised for growth.
Prior to joining Berglass+Associates, Mr. Berglass spent
five years at Liz Claiborne Inc., where he participated in
the Careers in Management executive training program.
Following that, he served as a sales and marketing executive for two of the company’s divisions—Women’s Sportswear Collection and LizWear Casual Denim.
Outside of the office, Mr. Berglass is a registered USA
Boxing Amateur competitor. His passion for giving back
has included working with the not-for-profit educational
support organization A Better Chance, an organization
that encourages the development of young and
underprivileged athletes engaged in the sport of boxing.