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.