As Vice President and General Manager for the Michigan and Indiana Region within the Central Area, Brigette Jackson leads all sales channels, including Business-to-Business, Retail, and Retail Partner Sales, in the Region.
Brigette, who is based in Detroit, is the Region's top executive responsible for customer growth and retention, driving top and bottom-line sales, EBITDA, and closely managing bottom-line profitability. In her VP GM role, she has full P&L accountability for Michigan and Indiana, while also focusing on talent development and sales training.
Before joining T-Mobile, Brigette was a Regional Manager covering nine states for a subsidiary of Limited Brands, Express, where she was responsible for managing all budgets and increasing net profits. Previously, at Pier 1 Imports, Brigette was the Divisional Director of Sales covering Maryland before covering Texas/Louisiana. While at Claire's, in several different roles, Brigette led Retail Division and Outlet Store teams in seven states across the country - from California to Texas to North Carolina and several in-between. She was also instrumental during the transition periods post-three separate acquisitions.
During each of these acquisitions as new companies became subsidiaries of Claire's, Brigette led the company's new hire process for multi-unit stores, training and new program implementation. Prior to Claire's, Brigette held leadership roles at The Children's Place.
Brigette graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Michigan State University. She enjoys spending time with her husband, their two teenage boys and their dog Nikey. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, traveling, chaperoning her son's high school marching band activities, and volunteering in the community. She has been involved in the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fight for the Cure, Habitat for Humanity and Feeding the Hungry organizations.