Mr. Hernreich has been a C-level executive for over 25 years with abilities to formulate strategic direction, develop initiatives to meet the strategic challenges, and promote and effect change in the organizational environment. Since joining Casual Male in September 2000, he has helped move the business forward to become a profitable, debt-free specialty retail business with a strategic plan to significantly expand its market share and dramatically grow its business over the next five years by employing an updated format to capture its target customer.
Prior to joining Designs, Mr. Hernreich was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Pennsylvania Fashions, Inc., a 275-store retail outlet chain operating under the name Rue 21. Additionally, Mr. Hernreich was also senior vice president and chief financial officer of Loehmann's Inc., one of the largest off-price woman's apparel companies.
Mr. Hernreich is a CPA and a graduate from the University of Illinois where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He has spoken at a number of retail industry events over the last several years.