Ruth Hartman

Ruth Hartman brings tremendous retail experience from her years on the senior leadership teams at both Macy’s and DSW and has a track record of consistently delivering profitable growth at every company she’s helped lead. She is currently the Chief Merchandising Officer at Le Tote, one of the world’s largest rental subscription services for apparel and accessories and joined Sentient’s Advisory Board in 2016.

Ruth has over 20 years of practical operating experience in retail, where she’s been responsible for billion dollar businesses. She has a strong reputation as a merchant leader and relationship builder, having worked with myriad best-in-class brands like TAG Heuer, Gucci, Michael Kors, Burberry, and more. She brings invaluable relationships from merchandise areas such as footwear, handbags, jewelry, watches, accessories, and intimate apparel.

Ruth holds a bachelor’s degree from Simmons College and currently lives in San Francisco.