Kathy Persian joined the company in 2016 as its senior vice president and chief information officer. She is responsible for the strategic direction and execution of the company’s Information Services Department.
Kathy has more than 25 years of experience in information delivery. Prior to joining Schwan's Company, she served as senior vice president of business transformation and chief information officer for Sports Authority, where she was responsible for corporate strategy development, the information services team, e-commerce, and enterprise program and process capabilities. Earlier, she served in several finance and information technology leadership roles at Supervalu, including chief information officer. She has also held leadership roles at Best Buy.
Kathy received her bachelor’s degree in business management from the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota, and volunteers her time toward the advancement of youth sports.