Designer Brands is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. Our business segments include world-class design and sourcing operations, a robust wholesaling business, and more than 1,000 points of distribution.
Ms. Lee serves as a founding partner and CEO of AccessCircles (formally known as Circle Financial Group), a membership organization that provides wealth management services, and has held that position since August 2004. From July 2001 to August 2004, Ms. Lee served as Senior Vice President of Retail Brand Alliance, Inc., and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Carolee Designs, Inc., a subsidiary of Retail Brand Alliance. Ms. Lee served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Carolee Designs, a fashion accessory company she founded in 1973 and sold to Retail Brand Alliance in July 2001.