Elaine Crowley has been appointed to the board of directors of Stage Stores Inc., the Houston-based operator of Stage, Bealls, Goody’s and Peebles department stores.
Crowley’s appointment as an independent director expands the size of the board to 10. She will serve on the corporate governance and nominating committee and on the audit committee of the board.
Crowley, a former senior audit manager at PriceWaterhouseCoopers, has served as chief financial officer of The Bombay Co. Inc., Michaels Stores Inc. and Mattress Giant Corp.
Michael Glazer, president ceo of Stage, lauded Crowley’s “financial credentials, successful track record and broad knowledge of the retail industry.”