Chief Financial Officer
Lord & Taylor
Dan is an active CPA currently serving as the Chief Financial Officer at Lord & Taylor. Lord & Taylor is currently navigating the bankruptcy process as a result of the COVID 19 pandemic and forced closures of its retail stores. Mr. Mickelson’s career spans 30 years including experience in public accounting at Ernst & Young, and multiple financial leadership roles at Beats Electronics (and subsequently Apple), Luxottica, The Longaberger Company and, AT&T. Prior to joining Lord & Taylor, Mr. Mickelson was the CEO of CR Brands, a private equity owned middle market consumer products company in the home cleaning space. While at CR Brands, Mr. Mickelson completed multiple separate sell side transactions with two different public companies. Mr. Mickelson continues to serve as an independent director on the board of CR Brands. At Beats Electronics, Mr. Mickelson was the Vice President and Controller, helping build a finance team under tremendous growth pressure as the Company grew from a small licensing company to a manufacturer and distributor of electronics with revenues approaching $1.5B. Shortly thereafter Beats Electronics was sold to Apple for $3B. At Luxottica Inc. NYSE (LUX), Mr. Mickelson held the role of VP and Controller of North America at the multibillion-dollar eye wear manufacturer and retailer.