Five minutes with Karen Staton - Retail Operations Director
I have been with Brantano for over 8 years, and I started as a Regional Manager. Within 18 months I was promoted to Regional Controller for the south, and then 2 years later I was promoted to the Retail Director. I love this job, the brand and the people who work in it. You can achieve anything you set your mind to and at Brantano you are encouraged to do so!
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
Why did you choose Brantano?
I liked the culture and the brand values of the company.
What makes a Brantano person?
Passion and commitment.
What is the best part of your job?
People development and talent spotting.
What challenges do you face?
How to deliver the best customer service in this tough retail environment.
What advice would you give a new starter?
Work hard and always do more than they expect and do it with passion.
Which shoes represent you and why?
Flip flops! Flexible, comfortable, and fun!