Catherine Bartels

San Francisco Carmel Washington DC Seattle

I'm a talent coach and strategist with 25 years of retail industry experience in talent development, buying, merchandise localization, omni-channel development, and multi-store operational leadership. Specializing in luxury, upscale-contemporary and better-brands I have served as District Vice President, Vice President Store Manager and Buyer at Macy's and Vice President General Manager at Saks's Fifth Avenue.

Characterized as a retail industry innovator and visionary and champion of a compelling customer service experience, I bring a unique blend of out-of-the-box and forward-thinking strategy to a rapidly evolving retail environment.

I am an avid skier, yoga enthusiast, gourmet cook, and world traveler who thrives on creativity and producitivity, and embraces new cultures, concepts, and innovation.

  • Education
    • Illinois State University
    • B.S. Business Administration