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Andrea Albright

Wal-MartAndrea Albright
Wal-Mart Vice President of Merchandising HR-Walmart US

Andrea Albright joined Wal-Mart in August 2005 as an assistant buyer in ladies apparel. Over the last eight years, she has held a variety of positions in buying, brand merchandising and product development and vice president of intimate apparel. She is currently the vice president of Merchandising HR-Walmart US

Prior to joining Wal-Mart, she completed two international internships with Debenhams, PLC in the U.K. and Test-rite Sourcing group based in Taiwan. She earned her bachelor's degree in apparel and textile science from Kansas State University and an MBA from the University of Arkansas in 2015.

She serves on the regional board of directors for the Girl Scouts-Diamond Chapter of Arkansas, Oklahoma and Texas. She is also serving on the apparel and textiles professional advisory board for Kansas State University.

She and her husband, Patrick, currently reside in Rogers, Arkansas. They have a nine-year-old daughter, Mackenzie, and a two year old son, Liam. They like to spend their free time outdoors, traveling and frequenting the Bentonville Farmers Market.

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