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.
Thomas S. Jessep was named Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for DSW Inc. in January 2019, leading human resources, strategy, communications and distribution/fulfillment. Mr. Jessep was previously the company’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Before joining DSW Inc. in 2014, Mr. Jessep held a variety of leadership roles at Golfsmith International, The TJX Companies, Inc., and UPS Supply Chain Solutions.