HERB DOUGLAS

Present Position:

Counselor

Last Held Business Position:

President, CEO, Weiner’s Stores, Inc., Houston, Texas

Career Summary:

Various merchandising positions in 37-year career in Dept. Store and Discount Store business. Began as merchandise trainee at Abraham & Straus, then holding Senior Executive positions at Meier & Frank, and Bradlees Stores, an upscale discount department store. Capped career first as President and CEO of Jamesway Stores and then as President and CEO of Weiner’s Stores. Brought both companies out of bankruptcy as new companies on the NY Stock Exchange.

Education:

Long Island University, School of Management 
Wharton School, Senior Management Studies 
Harvard Business School, Senior Management Studies

Honors and Awards:

Cardinal Cushing School of Boston
Combined Jewish Philanthropies
Off The Court for Urban Kids in Houston
The Urban League of New Orleans