Kathy Persian, who first joined the company in 2016, currently serves as executive vice president and chief information officer.
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. She is active on the board of trustees for Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.