Ms. Vecchio has served as our Group President and Chief Merchandising Officer since July 2021. Prior to her promotion to this role, Ms. Vecchio served as our President and Chief Merchandising Officer since April 2019. From January 2017 through April 2019, Ms. Vecchio served as our Chief Merchandising Officer/Principal. From the commencement of her employment with us in May 2015 through January 2017, Ms. Vecchio served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer. From January 2014 to May 2015, Ms. Vecchio provided consulting services to our merchandising organization. From 1997 to June 2011, Ms. Vecchio held various positions in the merchandising organization of Ross Stores, most recently serving as Executive Vice President of Merchandising—Mens/Kids from December 2009 through June 2011 and as Senior Vice President/GMM from February 2005 through December 2009 with various areas of responsibilities including Mens, Kids, Shoes, Lingerie and Hosiery. From 1988 through 1997, Ms. Vecchio held various positions in the merchandising organization of Macy’s.
Mr. Allison joined Burlington as our Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer in April 2021. Before joining Burlington, Mr. Allison operated Allison Consulting Services, LLC, a firm that he founded in 2018 to provide talent management, coaching, compensation, benefits, and organizational design consulting services. Prior to that role, Mr. Allison served as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Office Depot from March 2017 through October 2017. Mr. Allison served as Office Depot’s Executive Vice President and Chief People Officer from December 2013 through March 2017 and served as their Executive Vice President, Human Resources from July 2011 until December 2013. Mr. Allison joined Office Depot in September 2006 as Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining Office Depot, Mr. Allison served as Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Victoria’s Secret Direct from February 2001 to September 2005. Prior to Victoria’s Secret, Mr. Allison was Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Bank One, and Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources for National City Bank.
Mr. Crimmins became our Chief Financial Officer in October 2019 after serving in that capacity on an interim basis since September 2019. Prior to this role, Mr. Crimmins was our Executive Vice President, Finance. Mr. Crimmins first came to Burlington in 2011 as our Senior Vice President, Finance, Chief Accounting Officer. Prior to joining Burlington, he worked at Timberland from 2002 to 2009. Mr. Crimmins initially served as their Chief Accounting Officer until 2007 when he became their Chief Financial Officer. Prior to 2002, Mr. Crimmins served in various financial management positions including several years at Reed Business Information.
Mr. Hodgson has served as our Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer since April 2018. Mr. Hodgson first joined Burlington in 2010 as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. Prior to joining Burlington, between 2006 and 2010, Mr. Hodgson served as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer at A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts. From 1995 to 2006, Mr. Hodgson served in various executive roles in Finance and Information Technology at Foot Locker, Inc., including as their Vice President of E-commerce Systems.
Mr. Metheny has served as our Executive Vice President, Supply Chain & Asset Protection since April 2021. From January 2015 to April 2021, Mr. Metheny served as our Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Corporate Services, and Asset Protection. From April 2012 to January 2015, Mr. Metheny served as our Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Procurement and Profit Improvement. From the commencement of his employment with us in November 2009 through April 2012, Mr. Metheny served as our Senior Vice President of Supply Chain. Prior to coming to Burlington, Mr. Metheny worked at A.C. Moore Arts and Crafts, Inc. as their Senior Vice President of Supply Chain from 2007 to 2009. Between 1990 and 2007, Mr. Metheny held a variety of management positions in the operations and distribution organizations of Macy's and The May Department Stores Company.