Mr. Shea has been a director of Gordmans since November 2010. In October 2010, Mr. Shea retired from AutoZone, Inc., a national auto parts chain, where he held the position of Executive Vice President of Merchandising, Marketing and Supply Chain since 2005. Prior to joining AutoZone, Mr. Shea co-founded Portero, an Internet retailer of luxury goods. Between 1999 and 2003, he was Chief Executive Officer and a director of Party City, a specialty party good chain and Halloween specialty retailer. Mr. Shea has also held senior merchandising executive positions with various retail and consumer companies, including Lechters Housewares, May Company, Target Corporation and Eddie Bauer. Mr. Shea holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.