Stephen J. Yalof
Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
Director of the Company since July 20, 2020. President and Chief Executive Officer since January 2021. Mr. Yalof joined the Company in April 2020 as President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Yalof served as the Chief Executive Officer of Simon Premium Outlets of the Simon Property Group, Inc. from September 2014 to April 2020. Mr. Yalof also has more than 20 years of experience in the retail industry, previously serving as Senior Vice President of Real Estate for Ralph Lauren Corporation and Senior Director of Real Estate for The Gap, Inc.
Mr. Yalof is a graduate of George Washington University, where he earned a B.S. in Business Administration.
Chad D. Perry
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Mr. Perry joined the Company in December 2011 as Executive Vice President - General Counsel and was named Secretary in May 2012. He was Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of LPL Financial Corporation from May 2006 to December 2011. Previously, he was Senior Corporate Counsel of EMC Corporation. Mr. Perry began his legal career with international law firm Ropes & Gray LLC. His responsibilities include corporate governance, compliance, and other legal matters, as well as management of outside counsel relationships and the Company's in-house legal department.
Mr. Perry is a graduate of Princeton University, and earned a J.D. from Columbia University, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He is a member of both the Massachusetts and California bar associations.
James F. Williams
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Mr. Williams was named Executive Vice President - Chief Financial Officer in May 2018, as well as Treasurer in April 2021, previously serving as Senior Vice President - Chief Financial Officer since May 2016. He joined the Company in September 1993, served as Controller from January 1995 to March 2015 and Chief Accounting Officer from March 2013 to May 2016. He was also named Assistant Vice President in January 1997, Vice President in April 2004, and Senior Vice President in February 2006. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Williams was the Financial Reporting Manager of Guilford Mills, Inc. from April 1991 to September 1993 and was employed by Arthur Andersen from 1987 to 1991.
He is responsible for the Company's financial reporting processes, as well as supervisory responsibility for the senior officers that oversee the Company's accounting, finance, investor relations and information systems functions. Mr. Williams is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a certified public accountant.
Leslie A. Swanson
Executive Vice President of Operations
Leslie Swanson joined the Company in October 2020 as Executive Vice President of Operations. She is a proven team leader, revenue generator, and thought leader who is responsible for overseeing operations of Tanger’s entire portfolio, driving strategic planning, execution, and efficiencies for the properties and the overall business, and securing new opportunities for increased revenue and profit. Leslie joins the Tanger team with over 25 years of experience in shopping center operations, management and marketing. Prior to joining Tanger, she served as Executive Vice President of Property Management for Simon Premium Outlets where she oversaw 8 straight years of NOI growth and added 12 new and 15 expanded centers to that portfolio over the same period.
Leslie is a graduate of Illinois State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in Public Relations and Organizational Communication Psychology.
Carrie A. Warren
Executive Vice President, Marketing & Chief Marketing Officer
Ms. Warren was named Executive Vice President - Marketing and Chief Marketing Officer in January 2021. Previously, she held the positions of Senior Vice President - Chief Marketing Officer from January 2012 to January 2021, Senior Vice President - Marketing from May 2000 to January 2012, Vice President - Marketing from September 1996 to May 2000 and Assistant Vice President - Marketing from December 1995 to September 1996. Prior to joining Tanger, Ms. Warren was with Prime Retail, L.P. for four years where she served as Regional Marketing Director responsible for coordinating and directing marketing for five outlet centers in the southeast region. Previously, Ms. Warren was Marketing Manager for North Hills, Inc. for five years and also served in the same role for the Edward J. DeBartolo Corp. for two years.
Her major responsibilities include managing the Company's marketing department and developing and overseeing implementation of all corporate and field marketing programs. Ms. Warren is a graduate of East Carolina University.
Thomas J. Guerrieri Jr.
Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Guerrieri was named Senior Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer in January 2021. He previously held the positions of Vice President - Chief Accounting Officer and Controller from May 2017 to January 2021, Vice President and Controller from January 2016 to May 2017, and joined the company in 2000 as Vice President, Financial Reporting. Prior to joining Tanger in 2000, Mr. Guerrieri was a Senior Accountant at PriceWaterhouse Coopers. He is responsible for SEC reporting, accounting, and financial reporting and financial reporting systems. Mr. Guerrieri graduated from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina in 1995.