Sara Whitlock has filled the newly created position of Facilities

and Construction Manager at Von Maur’s corporate office in

Davenport. In this role, Sara will supervise the maintenance and

remodeling for Von Maur’s current locations and oversee construction

projects for new stores. Sara began her Von Maur career in April

2005 as the Department Manager of Juniors at the Westdale store

in Cedar Rapids. Sara has had various other positions at Von Maur,

including Keyholder, Floor Manager, and Store Manager. Most

recently, Sara was the Store Manager at The Greene Towne Center

location in Dayton, Ohio.

Kaila Klett has been promoted to the position of Divisional

Merchandise Manager of Contemporary. Kaila began working at

Von Maur in January 2010, where she was an Executive Trainee

in Bridge at Von Maur’s Westroads store in Omaha, Nebraska.

Kaila became a Department Manager at the Distribution Center

of Davenport’s corporate office in April 2010, and in June 2010,

she was promoted to the position of Buyer of Bridge Jewelry and

Watches. She most recently held the position of Buyer of Junior

Separates before accepting her newest role.

Madison Glidewell has been promoted to the position of Buyer

of Junior Separates. Madison joined Von Maur in May 2010 as the

Department Manager of Boys & Infants at the Corbin Park location

in Overland Park, Kansas. Madison was promoted to her first buying

position, Buyer of Junior Dresses, in August 2011.

Kara Good has been promoted to Buyer of Junior Dresses. In

January 2012, Kara began working for Von Maur as an Executive

Trainee in Children’s at the Briarwood store in Ann Arbor,


Mary Turner has been promoted to Buyer of Costume and

Better Costume Jewelry. Mary joined Von Maur in August 2011

as an Executive Trainee in Men’s Sportswear and Concepts at

the NorthPark location. Mary transferred to Von Maur’s ECommerce

location in October 2011, where she held the position

of E-Marketing Assistant. Mary’s most recent position was as the

Department Manager of Gifts at NorthPark.

Kelsey Tourte has been promoted to Buyer of Newborn and

Infants. Kelsey started at the Westroads Von Maur, located in

Omaha, Nebraska, in January 2012 as an Executive Trainee in


Andrew Clark has taken the newly created position of IT

Hardware Installation Coordinator. Andrew joined Von Maur in

December 2011, where he worked as a Hardware Support Associate.

In his new position, Andrew will be responsible for coordinating

installation, configuration, and testing of hardware and software on

all IT equipment.

Andrew Leihsing began working at Von Maur in April as a

Database Administrator, joining the Web Development team at

the E-Commerce Center. Andrew brings over ten years of software

programming and database administration to Von Maur.

Von Maur was founded 140 years ago in downtown Davenport,

Iowa. The company currently operates 26 stores in 11 states.

Expansion plans include the opening of its 27th location in Atlanta.

The company runs a successful online business at www.vonmaur.

com and operates a new chain of women’s specialty stores under the

nameplate DRY GOODS.

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