Board of Directors
Robert E. Mellor
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Chairman of the Board since 2017
Director Since 2010
Robert E. Mellor was named interim Chief Executive Officer of Monro in August 2020. He was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Monro Board of Directors in 2017 and has served as a member of the Board since 2010. From March 1997 until January 2010, Mr. Mellor was Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Building Materials Holding Corporation, a leading provider of building materials and construction services to professional home builders and contractors, and where he had served as a member of BMHC’s Board of Directors. He was previously of counsel with the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, from 1990 through February 1997. He currently serves as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Coeur Mining, Inc. and previously served as Director of The Ryland Group, Inc. and Stock Building Supply Holdings, Inc.
Frederick M. Danziger
Executive Chairman of the Board, Griffin Industrial Realty
Director since 1984
Frederick M. Danziger is executive chairman of the Board of Directors of Griffin Industrial Realty, a publicly traded real estate firm, where he formerly served as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he was of counsel with Latham & Watkins LLP and, prior to that, a partner with Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon. He is also a director of Bloomingdale Properties, Inc. Mr. Danziger is Chairman of the Monro Board of Directors’ Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees.
Limited Partner, J.F.L. Investment Funds
Director since 1984
Donald Glickman is a private investor and has been a general partner of J.F. Lehman & Company, a private equity investment firm that focuses on acquiring middle market companies in the defense and aerospace industries, since June 1992. He is Chairman of the Monro Board of Directors’ Finance Committee and a Member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Glickman was a trustee of Babson Corporate Investors and Babson Participation Investors until April 2013. He formerly served as Lead Director of MSC Software Corporation until September 2009.
Lindsay N. Hyde
Venture Partner, Moderne Ventures
Director since 2017
Lindsay Hyde is a Venture Partner at Moderne Ventures. She works strategically with technology companies and members of the Moderne Network to source investments, build synergistic value between industry executives and the companies pushing new boundaries in our industries, and provides operating support to Moderne Portfolio companies.
Before joining Moderne, Lindsay was the co-founder and CEO of Baroo, a multifamily services company that provide services as amenities to leading class A multifamily owners and operators. Earlier in her career, Lindsay founded and served as the Executive Director of the international not-for-profit organization, Strong Women, Strong Girls and worked to drive innovation at both BlackRock and the Downtown Project. Lindsay earned her BA, magna cum laude, and MBA from Harvard University
Leah C. Johnson
Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Director since 2020
Leah C. Johnson has served as Chief Communications and Marketing Officer of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts since July 2019. Previously, she was Chief Executive Officer of LCJ Solutions, LLC, a strategic communications consulting firm that she founded in 2009, until July 2019. Before that, Ms. Johnson served as Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Affairs at Citigroup, Inc. and Vice President of Corporate Communications at S&P Global Ratings (previously Standard & Poor’s). She also serves on the Board of Directors of Pluralsight, Inc. (Nasdaq: PS). She was appointed by Mayor Bill De Blasio to the Board of Trustees of The Trust for Cultural Resources of the City of New York, is a founding Trustee of Pollyanna, Inc., and is a Trustee of the Museum of the City of New York and a Trustee of New York Public Radio.
Stephen C. McCluski
Retired Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
Director Since 2013
Stephen C. McCluski was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bausch & Lomb Incorporated until his retirement in 2007. Mr. McCluski joined Bausch & Lomb in 1988 as Director – Financial Planning and Analysis for the former Personal Products Division. He was named Vice President and Controller for the former Eyewear Division in 1989, and in 1992, he was named President of the company’s former Outlook Eyewear subsidiary. He was named a corporate Vice President and Controller in 1994. He was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1995. Prior to joining Bausch & Lomb, he held a variety of positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Mr. McCluski is Chairman of the Monro Board of Directors’ Audit Committee and a member of the Compensation, Finance, and Nominating and Corporate Governance Committees. He also is Chairman of the Board of Directors of ImmunoGen, Inc. and previously served as a Director of Standard Microsytems Corporation.
Peter J. Solomon
Chairman, Peter J. Solomon Company, L.P.
Director since 1984
Since May 1989, Peter J. Solomon has been Chairman of Peter J. Solomon Company, L.P., an investment banking firm and independently operated affiliate of Natixis, part of Groupe BPCE, a top 10 European and top 20 global bank. Mr. Solomon serves on the Monro Board of Directors’ Executive and Finance Committees. He also is a member of the board of directors of Babo Botanicals and a former member of the Boards of Directors of Associated Dry Good Corporation, Culbro Corporation, Edison Brothers Stores, Inc., Esquire, Inc., Handyman Corporation, Lawfin International Limited, LIN Broadcasting Corporation, Office Depot, Inc., Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation, The Miller-Wohl Company, and Stop & Shop Companies.
John L. Auerbach
Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Art and Objects, Sotheby’s, Inc.
Founder and Chairman, Eloquii Design, Inc.
Partner, Auerbach Advisers
Director since 2017
John L. Auerbach is Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Art and Objects for Sotheby’s, Inc. Mr. Auerbach is also Founder and Chairman of Eloquii Design, Inc., a digitally-native direct to consumer women’s fashion brand. In addition, he is a partner of Auerbach Advisers, a digital advisory firm focused on retail clients. Mr. Auerbach previously served as the Senior Vice President of Digital & Global eCommerce of Kate Spade & Company, International Managing Director of Digital & eCommerce Initiatives at Christie’s Inc., and founding team member of Gilt Groupe, where he was President of Gilt’s men’s business. He is a member of the Monro Board of Directors’ Compensation Committee.
Rob RajkowskiSenior Vice President - Chief Operating Officer
Rob Rajkowski was named Chief Operating Officer in September 2019. He joined Monro from AAMCO Transmissions and Total Care, where he was Chief Operating Officer from February 2014. Previously, Mr. Rajkowski was Chief Marketing/Operating Officer at Heartland Automotive Services, the largest franchise operator of Jiffy Lube locations in North America, from July 2010 to January 2014, after serving as Chief Marketing Officer from November 2009 to July 2010. He began his career in the automotive industry in January 2005 with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, where he held positions as General Manager of Goodyear Retail Stores, Director of Marketing and Merchandising, and Director of Trade Marketing, from January 2005 to November 2009. Previously, he spent 15 years in food and packaged goods with Mars, Inc., including as National Sales Manager, M&M Mars.
Brian J. D’AmbrosiaExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Brian J. D’Ambrosia was promoted to Executive Vice President in August 2018. In January 2017, Mr. D’Ambrosia was promoted to Senior Vice President – Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer and was appointed Assistant Secretary in May 2017. Mr. D’Ambrosia was Vice President – Finance from May 2016 to December 2016. From January 2013 to May 2016, he was Vice President – Controller and was named Chief Accounting Officer in December 2015. From August 2010 to January 2013, Mr. D’Ambrosia, a certified public accountant, was Regional Controller – Americas Process Solutions Group at Robbins & Myers, Inc., a publicly held manufacturer of engineered equipment and systems in the global energy and industrial markets. From August 2005 to July 2010, he held various accounting and finance positions with Birds Eye Foods, Inc., including Controller – Accounting, Reporting and Planning and Controller – Operations Accounting. From September 2003 to August 2005, Mr. D’Ambrosia was Chief Financial Officer at Rochester Sports Group, a company in the sports entertainment industry. Previously, he was an Audit Manager with Deloitte & Touche, LLP, in Rochester, New York, from 1997 to 2003.
Maureen E. MulhollandSenior Vice President - General Counsel and Secretary
Maureen E. Mulholland has been Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Secretary since August 2017. Ms. Mulholland joined the company as General Counsel in October 2003 and was appointed Vice President in May 2012. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Mulholland worked as an associate attorney at the Rochester, NY-based law firms of Underberg & Kessler LLP and Harris Beach, PLLC.
Jack HeismanVice President - Business Development and Real Estate
Donna MaxwellSenior Vice President - Chief Human Resources Officer
In August 2019, Donna Maxwell was appointed Chief Human Resources Officer. Donna comes to Monro from O-AT-KA Milk Products Cooperative in Batavia, New York, where she was Vice President of Human Resources for the past four years. Prior to her tenure at O-AT-KA, she held HR leadership positions with PETCO Animal Supplies, Element K e-learning (now Skillsoft), and Calero Software (formerly, Veramark Technologies).
CODE OF ETHICS
Building and maintaining a reputation of trust and integrity in Monro’s stores and throughout the organization is vital to Company success and the achievement of our Vision. To do so, every stakeholder in the company must follow high standards of conduct and hold themselves and every teammate accountable to those high standards each day. Compliance with the law and adherence to Monro’s policies and practices are absolute requirements.
Monro considers our Company’s reputation to be one of our most valuable business assets. Together each day, we must strive not just to preserve, but to enhance the value of that reputation.