Rosalee Hermens

Former Senior Vice President and CIO, True Value Company

Rosalee Hermens is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of True Value Company, where she drives forward-thinking about new store technology and analytics. She was influential in creating the company’s strategic plan, providing an extensive and aggressive roadmap for growth fueled by technology. As part of executing the strategy, Rosalee is transforming IT on all levels – organizationally, technically and the portfolio of systems.

Rosalee’s experience spans over 25 years in delivering tangible business results through optimizing business process, information and information systems. With a strong track record for increasing revenue, reducing costs and improving customer satisfaction, she has been recognized for her work at companies such as The Timberland Company, Aspen Technology, Compaq Computer, Digital Equipment Corporation and IBM. Rosalee has extensive international experience, having lived and worked in the U.S., France and Taiwan.

In addition to her technology experience, Rosalee has financed middle-market and high-technology companies, led budgeting and strategic planning, and managed the acquisition integration process for numerous acquisitions.

Rosalee is a Director of the Forsyth Institute where she is a member of the Finance and Governance Committees. She is also professionally active in the Boston Club promoting women in leadership, as well as the Society for Information Management. Rosalee is a frequent speaker at professional seminars on leading IT best practice.

She holds a Masters of Science degree in Administrative Science from Yale University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oregon.

Rosalee’s recent awards include:

The Boston Club – Distinguished Service Award (2012)

Finalist for Chicago CIO of the Year (2014)

CITE Award for Best Mobile App in the Consumer Category (2014)