Bethesda has named Juli Frank as its new vice president of retail.
Frank will lead the organization's retail operations, which includes 16 thrift shops and donation centers in seven states throughout the country.
In her new role for Bethesda, Frank brings a highly accomplished history of leadership in retail management, market solutions including new stores and remodels, inventory management, merchandise optimization and central planning. She will take the lead on a strategy to grow Bethesda's retail business while continuing to provide affordable shopping options to families in the communities it serves and employment opportunities for people of all abilities.
"Juli has extensive experience implementing and transforming business processes by planning sales growth and maximizing operational efficiency," said Jeff Kaczmarski, Bethesda executive vice president and chief legal officer.
"Her demonstrated success hiring, developing and leading high-performing teams will elevate Bethesda's retail operations. We're thrilled to have her on our team to support the future of our retail business."
Prior to coming to Bethesda, Frank served as a consultant, assisting clients with operations, logistics and human resources, and a 20-year career with Kohl's Department Stores where she held various positions, including director of central planning and allocation.
Frank earned a master of business administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a bachelor's degree in retail merchandising from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.
She currently serves as the president for the Sussex Homeowners Association and volunteers with Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, Hunger Task Force, Habitat for Humanity and Froedtert Hospital.