Chief Store Operations Officer & President, International, Ulta
Kecia joined Ulta Beauty in August 2014 as Senior Vice President of Operations before assuming the role of Chief Store Operations Officer in September 2015 and expanding her scope to President of International in December 2019.
Kecia is responsible for all aspects of store and salon operations and leads a growing team of more than 40,000 associates passionate about delivering wow experiences to guests in more than 1,250 stores across the country. She also oversees Ulta Beauty’s international expansion activities, which is well underway as the company is preparing for its debut in Canada in 2021.
Prior to joining Ulta Beauty, Kecia held leadership positions across the retail sector, including Group Vice President and Vice President of Project Implementation at Family Dollar; Vice President and General Manager at The Home Depot; and Vice President and General Manager at Expo Design Center. She began her career at Target, where she served in a variety of retail operations and merchandising roles for 12 years.