Michael Bender is President and Chief Executive Officer of Eyemart Express, LLC, an eyecare retailer.
Previously, Bender held a number of successive management positions at Walmart Inc. over eight years, having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of Global eCommerce.
Prior to Walmart, Bender held senior positions at Cardinal Health, Inc., a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, including President and General Manager – Retail and Alternate Care. Bender has also served as Vice President of Store Operations for L-Brands, Inc. – Victoria’s Secret Stores.
Bender also brings board experience from Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust, where he served as a director for nearly 15 years.
Bender holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Stanford University and a MBA from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.