• Retail & Consumer

Michelle Pearlman

Senior Advisor

Michelle Pearlman is a Senior Advisor of Irving Place Capital.  Ms. Pearlman focuses on helping Irving Place Capital’s portfolio companies develop and execute their marketing, retailing, e-commerce, and direct-to-consumer strategies.  Prior to joining Irving Place Capital in 2011, Ms. Pearlman was a Senior Vice President at Sears, where she was President of its jewelry business.  Previously, she was an Executive Vice President at Ann Taylor, where she led the e-commerce business unit and direct marketing for its Ann Taylor and Loft divisions.  Prior to Ann Taylor, Ms. Pearlman was an Associate Principal with McKinsey & Company.  She started her career in sales and brand management at Procter & Gamble.


  • M.B.A. from University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
  • B.A. degree from Stanford University