Gordmans Names Brown CFO

Gordmans Stores, Inc. recently appointed James Brown as evp and chief financial officer.

Brown joins Gordmans from Hancock Fabrics, Inc. where he was CFO and evp since 2013. Prior to Hancock Fabrics, Brown spent seven years at Fred’s Inc., the discount retail and pharmacy chain, in a variety of finance positions including svp/finance.

Andy Hall, Gordmans CEO, stated, “James is a highly accomplished executive with a well-rounded understanding of retail finance and operations. In addition to his retail industry background, James brings other important skill sets from his experience working at a public accounting firm, serving in the military and helping run a start-up company. I am excited about James joining our team and he will be instrumental in helping Gordmans achieve its long-term growth objectives.”