Joined the board in: 2017
Professional title: Founder and Co-Chairman, RetailData
Christy Cottrell founded Retail Data Services in 1988. Prior to starting the company, Christy worked for Richfood, a regional grocery wholesaler later acquired by Supervalu. At Richfood, Christy held a number of management positions including Director of Pricing. Christy’s passion for excellence led RetailData to become the premier retail intelligence company in the US. Christy was awarded the Virginia Entrepreneur of the Year in 1998. RetailData is now an international company with over 2400 employees. Christy continues to lead the company as Founder/Co-Chairman.