ABOUT RG BARRY

RG Barry is a leading developer and marketer of accessory lifestyle brands and products that provide fashion and function for a great life. The Company offers products in three distinct segments of the accessory universe – footwear, handbags and foot care. Our products are sold through national chains, mass merchants, warehouse clubs, department stores, independent and specialty retailers, boutiques, catalogs, home shopping networks and online retailers. We consistently are among the best-performing accessory companies in North America.

VISION & STRATEGY

RG Barry has transformed our business from a one-dimensional, modest growth slipper company into a multi-dimensional growing provider of functional, fashionable accessory products.

This change is made possible by our continuous focus on a culture that operates with a common purpose. Our mission, goals, values and beliefs guide us, energize us, and help sustain our reputation as a leader out in the accessories market.

LEADERSHIP

The evolution of our business into a growing consumer-centric, brand management company has required the successful implementation of well-defined strategies, tremendous organizational focus and strong, capable leadership.

Today, RG Barry boasts an impressive team of coaches whose sole objective is to lead as we continue developing great accessories brands and fashionable, solution-oriented products that make life better for our consumers. They include:

HISTORY

Since introducing the world's first foam-soled, soft, washable slipper in 1947, our product focus and operating model have evolved beyond our footwear roots to serve the ever-changing accessories marketplace. That evolution was never more apparent than during fiscal 2011. We literally transformed our business from a one-dimensional, modest-growth slipper company into a multi-dimensional, growing provider of functional, fashionable accessory products with the acquisitions of two successful accessories businesses - Foot Petals, Inc. of Long Beach, California, and baggallini, Inc. of Portland, Oregon.

CHARITABLE GIVING

RG Barry believes that it is the responsibility of a good corporate citizen to support the communities in which it lives and works. Toward that end, the Company's Board of Directors annually sets aside a portion of pre-tax net profit for use in supporting various charitable and community endeavors.

Distribution of the Corporation's charitable gifts is controlled by an 8-member committee of RG Barry team members selected annually from throughout the Corporation.


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CAREERS

As one of the world's leading developers and marketers of fashion and functional accessory products, RG Barry is committed to attracting and developing the best talent available to it. We offer an exhilarating, high-performing team environment that is casual and fun; training and growth opportunities; and competitive pay and benefits.

     
  Greg A. Tunney
President | Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mr. Tunney joined RG Barry Corporation in February 2006 and is the principal architect of the Company's current growth strategy and cultural reinvigoration. Greg's commitment to organizational development and operational excellence earned him a prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for senior-level business leaders in 2009.

The former president and chief operating officer of the Phoenix Footwear Group Inc., Greg also was the youngest vice president and national sales manager in Brown Shoe Co.'s history; and a merchandizing executive for May Department Store Co. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and of Harvard University's Executive Management Program.

He is Chairman and a director of the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA); a director of the philanthropic 2-10 Footwear Foundation; and a director of the BYU Management Society.

Click here to see Greg Tunney speak at the CEO Series for the National Center for the Middle Market at Fisher College of Business.

 
 
 
  José G. Ibarra
Senior Vice President Finance | Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ibarra has filled numerous finance-related positions during his 25-year career with RG Barry, including vice president corporate controller, director of finance for RG Barry International and internal audit manager for the corporation. Previously, José held internal audit management positions with Philip Morris Management Inc. in Latin America and with Ernst & Young, LLP in the southwestern U.S. He is CPA and holds an undergraduate degree in accounting and a graduate degree in international trade from Texas A&M International University.

 
 
 
  Glenn Evans
Senior Vice President | Global Operations

Mr. Evans has filled numerous functional-level management roles in his 25-plus years with RG Barry, including vice president engineering, vice president design and product development and vice president technology. Prior to joining the Company, Glenn was in manufacturing management and engineering with Square D Company. He is an industrial engineering graduate of The Ohio State University.

 
 
 
  Lee F. Smith
Business Unit President, Dearfoams

Mr. Smith joined the Company in December 2006 and oversaw its marketing and creative services functions prior to assuming his current role in October 2013. Lee is the former president of Pacific Footwear Services, a California-based footwear development business; the former president of Pacific Brands, a footwear brand management company; and the former president of Airwalk, a branded supplier of footwear, apparel, accessories and hard goods. Lee is a graduate of the University of Colorado.

 
 
 
  Yvonne Kalucis
Senior Vice President | Human Resources

Ms. Kalucis joined the Company in October 2007. She most recently served as director of human resources for Limited Brands. During an 11-year career with the Limited, she held several senior-level HR positions. Yvonne began her human resource career with Revco Drug Stores. Prior to that, she managed retail stores including The Gap and Casual Corner. Yvonne received her undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University and holds a Juris Doctor degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law.

 
 
 
   
  Dennis Eckols
Business Unit President, baggallini

Mr. Eckols joined the company as President of its baggallini® Business Unit in April 2011. He served as the handbag, tote bag and travel accessories marketer’s Chief Operating Officer from January 2003 until its acquisition by RG Barry on March 31, 2011. Dennis previously was the Group Vice President of the Home Store at Fred Meyer Inc. He has over 30 years of retail experience including merchandising/buying positions with The May Company and Dayton Hudson. He is a business graduate of Oregon State University.