Albers School of Business and Economics


Bill Baumann

Former Senior Vice President of IT
REI (Retired)

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Company Description

REI-$2B Outdoor Retailer

Job Description

Senior Vice President IT. Lead staff of 250+ and manage $50M budget. Part of REI's Executive Leadership Team.

Employment History

2008-20013 SVP REI (retired)
2007-2008 VP Guitar Center
1999-2006 EVP Tower Records
1997-1999 Director NEC Corp.


MBA Saint Mary's College
BS Business Southern NH Univ.

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Partner with student interested in increasing their real world corporate knowledge in order to achieve greater leadership satisfaction and success.

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Coffee shops near University and/or home office.

Additional Information

20+ years international experience in leadership roles within many different industries. My greatest satisfaction is from sharing my leadership lessons with young adults interested in a corporate management role.