STEVE BARNETT

EXPERIENCE

Barnett Retail Solutions
    President

2011 - Present
Barnett Retail Group, Inc.
    President/CEO
    Hallmark Gold Crown five store chain

1994 - 6/30/2011
Sears, Roebuck and Company
    * Store General Manager - Richmond, VA
    * Assistant Territorial Operations Manager Eastern Territory
        226 stores, $5 billion+ in sales
    * Automotive Services Marketing Manager
    * Group Specialties Merchandise Manager
    * Store Level Management Positions

1962 - 1994
Longwood University
    College of Business & Economics - Director of Retail MBA Program

2005 - 2010
Retail University of Virginia
    Exec. Director

2004- Present

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS

Virginia Retail Merchants Association (VRMA)
    Virginia Retailer of the Year

2000
Retail Merchants Association of Greater Richmond Business & Industry Award
2004
The Rising 25 - Richmond, VA
2000

CIVIC and COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Retail Merchants Association of Greater Richmond
    Chairman of the Board
1999 - 2001
    Board of Directors
1990 - Present
Virginia Retail Merchants Association
    Board of Directors
1992 - Present
Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers
    Chairman of the Board
2004 - 2006
    Board of Directors
2002 - Present
Capital Area Workforce Investment Board
    Chairman of the Board
2006 - 2009
    Board of Directors
1998 - Present
Richmond Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau
    Board of Directors
2003 - 2006
Neighborhood Shopping Center Merchants Associations
    Gayton Crossing S/C - President
1998 - 2000
    Gayton Crossing S/C - Board of Directors
1998 - Present
    Chesterfield Meadows S/C - President
1998 - 2001
    Stony Point S/C President
2000 -2010
Advisory Board Memberships
    The Richmond Forum
1992 - 2000
    Science Museum of Virginia
1997 - 2007
    Public Safety University
2000 - 2008

EDUCATION

BS, Psychology/Economics - Juniata College, Pennsylvania
Attended Graduate School, University of Colorado

Certificates
Sears, Roebuck University
Hallmark Retail University
County of Chesterfield, VA Civilian Police Academy



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