The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. said Debra K. Simon has been elected to its board.

The addition of Simon to the board now brings the total membership to ten.

Simon, 57, is the wife of Tim Grumbacher, chairman of Bon-Ton’s board, and the retailer’s strategic initiatives officer. She has been a practicing CPA, and was employed by SF & Co., now known as Baker Tilly, for 32 years before retiring in 2015. Simon has held several positions with SF & Co., including chief operating officer from 2010 to 2015. She is also the chair of the Susan P. Byrnes Health Education Center.

Grumbacher said, “Debra has an extensive financing and accounting background, as well as experience in strategic planning, human resources and operational management.”