Chief Financial Officer, Heinen's
Maryann is currently Chief Financial Officer for Heinen’s, Inc., a private grocery store Chain serving Cleveland, Ohio and Chicago, Illinois. At Heinen’s, Maryann is responsible for developing and directing an 80 person team in the areas of finance, information technology, risk management, marketing, and human resources. Prior to joining Heinen’s (2003-2005) she provided consulting to various public companies establishing policies and procedures to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley Regulations.
The majority of Maryann’s career (26 years) was spent with the professional services firm of Arthur Andersen, which after 77 years disbanded in the wake of the Enron scandal. She spent time in Andersen’s Chicago Illinois, Dallas Texas, and Cleveland Ohio offices. At Arthur Andersen, Maryann was an Audit Partner primarily working with public companies specializing in acquisitions, restructuring, strategic business planning, and customer satisfaction. She also spent time developing and teaching leadership training to other Andersen associates. Maryann is past president of the American Woman’s Society of CPA’s, a 7000 member national organization. She is a Certified Public Accountant (non- practicing) and graduated from St. Bonaventure University in Olean, New York. Maryann Chairs the Board of University Hospital Richmond and Bedford locations and is a Board member of Lake Geauga Recovery Centers.
How Heinen’s Grocery Store competes to stay ahead in an evolving world
2:00pm – 2:50pm | Wednesday October 3rd
There has been a magnitude of change pulsating through the grocery landscape, and retailers have had to take stock of merchandising, operations, finance and supply chain strategies to get closer to the customer and remain competitive. Learn how Heinen’s uses technology as a strategic advantage to leverage and gain operational efficiencies, improve customer satisfaction, and stay ahead of customer trends by staying abreast of new products. Heinen's then uses these insights to optimize its supply chain, enabling them to make sure products reach their stores and the right assortment is always readily available. Heinen’s continues to stay close to customer insights in a quickly changing world, and Symphony RetailAI provides the tools to adapt to that change.