“Kathi’s executive presence, coupled with her depth of change management knowledge, has been a critical factor in helping our clients maneuver major process and system implementations, as well as organizational restructures,” says Robert Kaufman, CEO. “Not only does she have deep retail and consumer products expertise, but her keen judgement and experience in applying and adapting change methodologies and organizational design principles to each client situation is invaluable.”
Marty Anderson joined The Parker Avery Group in 2016. Prior to joining the firm, he held executive-level titles in merchandising and change management at Belk, Inc. department stores, as well as other merchandising leadership roles at Express and JCPenney. In the Principal role, Marty will lead the business process transformation aspects of Parker Avery’s advanced analytics services and solutions, focusing on merchandise planning, assortment planning, forecasting, allocation, replenishment, size/pack optimization, and pricing.
“Marty’s ability to guide our clients through difficult transformations has been paramount in many successful project outcomes for Parker Avery,” Robert says. “It’s not always easy to challenge the status quo in a client situation, but Marty possesses both industry leadership and a unique aptitude to help clients see and embrace new and better ways of operating.”
Kathi and Marty will be responsible for further developing the firm’s intellectual capital as well as continuing to lead client projects in their respective focus areas.