Bridget Ryan Berman
Bridget Ryan Berman is a management consultant specializing in brand and business development having spent more than two decades as an executive in the retail, fashion and luxury goods industries. Ms. Berman has served as the CEO of Giorgio Armani Corp., the wholly-owned US subsidiary of Giorgio Armani S.p.A., as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Apple Computer Retail, and as Group President of Retail for Polo Ralph Lauren where she was a member of the company's executive leadership team. Prior to joining Ralph Lauren, Ms. Berman worked for various divisions within Federated, May Company, and Allied Department Stores.
Ms. Berman currently serves on numerous boards and advisory councils, including Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University, Virginia Tech University Foundation Board, and the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech from where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Previously, she was on the Board of J. Crew Group, Inc. Ms. Berman is also a founder and Director of miraclefeet, a non-profit organization providing treatment for clubfoot to children in developing countries.