Joel helps retailers drive sales and margin improvement by focusing on their key commercial levers: pricing, promotions, assortment, localization, freshness, and vendor negotiations. Working closely with client executives and store associates, Joel helps execute complex transformational programs whose profit improvement is reinvested to drive top-line sales. Joel is a proven expert in achieving positive financial outcomes in comp sales, gross margin, cost of goods sold, and perishable shrink. Joel has an MBA in finance from the Yale School of Management.