Marybeth Hays, MBA

Board Executive Chair

Former EVP Consumables and Health & Wellness, Walmart

Marybeth has over 25 years experience in retail, healthcare, and consumer goods. Most notably she was the Executive VP of Consumables and Health & Wellness for Walmart, where at peak she managed a $85 billion P&L and a team of over 63,000. She is a member of the board of directors of JOANN Stores (NASDQ: JOAN), Decowraps (floral packaging) Leapfrog Brands (beverage ware and food storage) and on the advisory board of Pocket Naloxone (addressing the opioid crisis through a low cost, over-the-counter overdose antidote). Marybeth is Executive-in-Residence for Kearney consulting since 2019 and consults with clients through her company, Hays Advising LLC.  She earned both her MBA and BA from Wake Forest University and is a Trustee for the university as well as a member Board of Visitors for the Wake Forest School of Business.