Juli Frank Named Vice President of Retail for Bethesda
Watertown, Wis. – Bethesda has named Juli Frank as its new Vice President of Retail. Frank will lead the organization’s retail operations which 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 we serve 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 Bethesda Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Jeff Kaczmarski. “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 – central planning and allocation.
Frank earned an MBA 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.
Headquartered in Watertown, Wis., Bethesda is a national Christian organization, providing homes and other services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1904. Bethesda strives to become a central point of connection that unites people who have disabilities with communities and provides essential resources to help them live their lives to the fullest through more than 300 programs across the country. For more information, go to http://www.bethesdalc.org, like our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.