Senior Vice President, Chief Financial OfficerMel Tucker was named senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer in June 2019.
He joins Genesco with more than 25 years of financial leadership with both publicly-held and privately-owned retail company experience. Prior to joining Genesco, he served as chief financial officer of New York-based Century 21 Department Stores from 2014 to 2019 where he led finance, procurement, IT, treasury and the private label credit business. In addition, he was chief financial officer at Bass Pro Shops, from 2013 to 2014; senior vice president of finance with PetSmart from 2008 to 2013; and vice president of financial planning and analysis with Circuit City from 2005 to 2008. He began his career with Home Depot where he held various progressively more responsible corporate accounting and finance positions from 1990 to 2005, including vice president of finance.
Tucker received a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from Auburn University, as well as completed the Stanford Executive Program at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He is a Certified Public Accountant.