Stefan L. Kaluzny is a Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Managing Director at Sycamore Partners.
Prior to Sycamore Partners, Mr. Kaluzny served as Principal and Managing Director of Golden Gate Capital. He joined Golden Gate in 2000. He was involved in the firm's investments in Express Inc.
Prior to joining Golden Gate Capital, he co-founded Delray Farms, Inc. and also served as its Chief Executive Officer. He served as a Consultant at Bain & Company, Inc., where he served as a a member of the private equity group and he advised clients regarding portfolio companies in the airline and consumer products industries.
He served as an Associate with L.E.K. Consulting and President of K-Software International.
He serves as the Chairman of Belk Inc. He served as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Express Inc. until November 3, 2011 and served as its Director from July 2007 to November 03, 2011. He serves as a Director of The Talbots Inc. He serves as a Director of Teridian Semiconductor Corp. He serves as a Director of Delray Farms, Inc. He has been a Director of WH Intermediate Holdings Ltd., and Herbalife since 2002. He serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of Apogee Retail, Eddie Bauer, J. Jill, Romano's Macaroni Grill and Orchard Brands. He served as a Director of Aéropostale, Inc. from May 2014 to June 23, 2014. He served as a Director of The J. Jill Group, Inc. He served as a Director at Express from July 2007 to November 2011. He served as a Director of Zale Corporation from May 10, 2010 to December 2012.
Mr. Kaluzny received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was Baker Scholar and earned a B.A. in History from Yale University.