Mr. Kasen has been a director of Gordmans since November 2010. Mr. Kasen has extensive experience in the retail industry. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of S&K Famous Brands, Inc., a chain of menswear retail stores, from 2002 through his retirement in 2007. Prior to joining S&K, he served as Chief Executive Officer of several retail organizations including Schwarzschilds, a fine jewelry chain, and Best Products Co., Inc., a catalog showroom. Prior to joining Best Products Co., Inc., Mr. Stewart served in various capacities in two divisions of Carter Hawley Hale Stores over a 24 year period, including serving as President and Chief Executive Officer of Emporium-Capwell Co. from 1987 to 1989 and Thalhimers Bros. Co., Inc. from 1984 to 1987. Mr. Kasen currently serves on the Board of Directors of Retail Holdings NV, a Netherland Antilles public company that distributes consumer durable products in selected emerging markets in Asia, as well as Markel Corp., a financial holding company whose principal business in underwriting specialty insurance products. He has also served on a number of public boards including Lenox Group Inc., Elder-Beerman Stores Corp., O'Sullivan Industries Holdings Inc. and K2, Inc.