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Company Fact Sheet

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores® is the nation's largest specialty retailer of fabrics and crafts, offering an unmatched, under-one-roof selection of products for quilting, apparel, craft and home décor sewing along with a full array of components, tools and kits for crafters of all ages.

Our Culture

To spark the creativity that lives in every person.

To be the best fabric and craft retail brand - for our customers, our Team Members, our communities and our investors.


Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores is headquartered in Hudson, Ohio, a historic town situated between Cleveland and Akron, and just next to the scenic and popular Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Store Operations

Jo-Ann operates over 751 stores in 48 states, plus its Web site,®. Its three distribution centers are located in Hudson, Ohio; Visalia, California; and Opelika, Alabama.


More than 22,000 Team Members nationwide work to support the Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores brand.

Leadership | Executive Officers

Darrell Webb
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Travis Smith
President and Chief Operating Officer

Kenneth Haverkost
Executive Vice President, Store Operations

James Kerr
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Leadership | Operating Officers

Brent Beebe, Vice President, General Merchandise Manager, Crafts
Christopher Beem, Vice President Controller
Richard Chapman, Vice President, Store Development and Facilities
Michelle Christensen ,Vice President, General Merchandise Manager, Sewing and Seasonal
Kris Christian, Regional Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Region
Edward Dann, Regional Vice Presiden, Central Region
Anthony Dissinger, Senior Vice President, Supply Chain Management and Logistics
Christopher DiTullio, Vice President, Inventory Management
Jeff Fink, Vice President, Real Estate
David Goldston, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Roger Hawkins, Regional Vice President, Southeast Region
Riddianne Kline, Senior Vice President, Advertising and Marketing
Kevin Kneeshaw, Regional Vice President, Northwest Region
Keith Kotel, Vice President, Product Development and Sourcing
Scott Roubic, Vice President, Treasurer
Justin Simmons, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Matt Susz, Vice President, Internal Audit and Loss Prevention
Joseph Thibault, Vice President, Store Operations
Sue Walker, Regional Vice President, Great Lakes Region
Edward Weinstein, Vice President, Tax
Thomas Williams, Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Diana Young, Regional Vice President, Northeast Region

Financial Highlights
Please refer to the Investor Relations section for full details.