Chief Strategy Officer, Half Price Books
Kathy Doyle Thomas, chief strategy officer, joined Half Price Books in July 1989. Her responsibilities include developing national marketing efforts for the wholesale and retail divisions of the company, as well as overseeing all real estate purchases, store expansion criteria and site selection. She also heads the company’s three website divisions. Kathy is president of Half Price Books’ Community Services, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports various community programs. She currently serves on the Global Retail Marketing Association board and is a member of the National Retail Federation’s Integrated Mobile Initiative Task Force. Kathy is also a former board chair of the Retail Advertising and Marketing Association (RAMA).