Our staff and Board of Directors are committed to adding a little more ❤️ to life and furthering our mission to share hugs and make days brighter for those in need.

  • Maxine Clark, Chairman, BABF

    Maxine Clark

    Maxine Clark is one of the true innovators in the retail industry. During her career, her ability to spot emerging retail and merchandising trends and her insight into the desires…...

  • SiSi Beltran, Director, BABF

    SiSi Beltrán

    Elizabeth “SiSi” Beltrán Martí grew up in Puerto Rico and came to St. Louis in 2000 to attend Washington University in St. Louis.  In 2004, SiSi graduated with a Bachelor…...

  • Mike Early, Secretary, BABF

    Mike Early

    Mike Early is the Senior Managing Director and Head of Information Technology at Build-A-Bear Workshop, the iconic experiential retail and intellectual property company that specializes in helping guests create customizable furry friends worldwide. Mike…...

  • Dave Foltz

    Dave Foltz joined Build-A-Bear Workshop in September 2006 as District Manager of the New England Market.  Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Foltz was a District Manager with Wilson’s Leather…...

  • Marsha Fuchs, Director

    Marsha Fuchs

    Marsha joined Build-A-Bear as the Director of Real Estate in 2011. She is responsible for the strategic development and management of the North American real estate portfolio for the company.…...

  • Chris Hurt, Director, BABF

    Chris Hurt

    J. Christopher Hurt joined Build-A-Bear Workshop in April 2015 as Chief Operations Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Hurt was at American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. from 2002 to April…...

  • Anjali Khosla

    Anjali Khosla joined Build-A-Bear Workshop in March 2015 and currently oversees brand management and partnerships within the company as the Senior Manager of Brand Management. She also currently serves on…...

  • Mary Ann Mackey, Director, BABF

    Mary Ann Mackey

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  • Ray Mueller

    Ray Mueller joined Build-A-Bear Workshop in January 2014 as Director of Tax and International Finance. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Mueller was at Spartech Corporation from 2009 to 2013…...

  • Roger Parry

    Roger Parry joined Build-A-Bear Workshop in April 2006 as Managing Director for the UK and Europe. Prior to joining Build-A-Bear, Mr Parry was at Hamleys of London Limited, from 2000…...

  • Arvetta Powell, Director, BABF

    Arvetta Powell

    Arvetta Powell is the Director HR, Inclusion and Compensation for Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.  She has more than 20 years of experience in retail Human Resources.  She is responsible for  the…...

  • Voin Todorovic, President BABF

    Voin Todorovic

    Voin Todorovic joined Build-A-Bear Workshop in September 2014 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Todorovic was employed at Wolverine World Wide, Inc., a leading global footwear…...

  • Emily Fuhrman, Foundation Manager, BABF

    Emily Fuhrman

    Emily Fuhrman joined Build-A-Bear in May 2015 in the role of Manager of Build-A-Bear Foundation.  She leads Foundation giving efforts and works closely with the Board of Directors to fulfill…...

  • Hailey Kaufman

    Hailey Kaufman has been with Build-A-Bear Workshop since 2019 and joined the Build-A-Bear Foundation team in 2020. They supervise donation logistics, handle Foundation communications, and work closely with the Board…...