The Bon-Ton Stores’ board of directors has elected Debra Simon to its board, effective immediately, expanding its board membership to ten.
Simon has been a practicing CPA, and was employed by SF & Company, now known as Baker Tilly, for 32 years, retiring in 2015. She held various positions with SF & Company, including chief operating officer from 2010 to 2015. Simon currently serves as the chair of the Susan P. Byrne Health Education Center.
Simon is also the wife of Tim Grumbacher, Bon-Ton chairman of the board and strategic initiatives officer. Grumbacher stated, “We are very pleased to welcome Debra as a member of our board of directors. Debra has an extensive finance and accounting background as well as experience in strategic planning, human resources and operational management. We welcome her insight as we strive to execute our business strategies for profitable growth and increased shareholder value.”