RetailConnections serves senior retail executives by hosting events that provide exceptional learning and networking. We believe the value of establishing new business relationships in person far outweighs other forms of communication. In this era when knowledge from all retail departments is intertwined, events that bring together top-level management from every function area deliver the greatest business insights.
Millstein brings more than 25 years of hands-on experience analyzing the most important developments in retail and launching events for senior executives. His background includes 17 years with Fairchild Publications, now a division of Condé Nast Media. At Fairchild, he launched the technology and logistics sections in Supermarket News and founded Executive Technology magazine. The award-winning news executive served as editor-in-chief for Club News, the IS Solutions newsletter, Executive Technology as well as the franchise’s CIO Summits, web site and daily e-newsletter. Millstein also spearheaded news sections in Women’s Wear Daily, Daily News Record and Home Furnishings News, among other Fairchild newspapers and magazines. Millstein and his family make their home in Tarrytown, N.Y.
Hallberg has an extensive sales and marketing background. Prior to joining RetailConnections, she served as a senior national account executive eight years at VertMarkets Inc. During that time she was an integral part of RetailSolutionsOnline’s double-digit growth year after year. Hallberg also worked closely with solution providers to develop personalized marketing plans to meet their specific needs and business objectives. Hallberg, who is based in Spartansburg, Pa., holds an MBA from Gannon University.
Dehm brings 10 plus years of business management experience to the team. Dehm’s 18-year career at Fairchild Publications (Condé Nast Media) started with a sales assistant position at Sportstyle magazine. After earning several promotions, she became director of business for the Fairchild Retail Group, which included: Supermarket News, Home Furnishing News, Executive Technology and InFurniture. During her tenure at Fairchild, Dehm helped launch several titles including InFurniture. In 2002 she was awarded the Fairchild First Award (employee of the year). In 2004, as part of the Supermarket News team, she shared in the Business to Business Impact Award. Based in Rhode Island, Dehm joined RetailConnections in 2009.