Tilly’s Appoints Long-Term Nordstrom Exec Chief Merchandising Officer

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Tilly’s Appoints Long-Term Nordstrom Exec Chief Merchandising Officer


Tilly’s has named Tricia D. Smith as its executive vice president, chief merchandising officer, effective immediately. Smith will oversee all aspects of the retailer’s merchandising operations, including buying, sourcing, and product development, along with coordinating consistency in merchandising experiences both in-store and online.

Prior to joining the Tilly’s, Smith served as EVP, general merchandise manager of women’s, young contemporary, designer, and specialized apparel at Nordstrom since 2016. During her 25-year tenure at Nordstrom, she served in a variety of significant merchandise management roles for several  departments.

“I am excited to have someone of Tricia’s extensive experience joining our company,” said Ed Thomas, Tilly’s president and chief executive officer. “Her tremendous track record of growth and strategic leadership will bring great value to Tillys as we continue to improve our business.”

Tilly’s also announced today that Michael L. Henry was promoted to executive vice president, chief financial officer.