Advisor / Development Committee
Leigha Dunbar is the Divisional Merchandise Manager/Senior Director at the Vitamin Shoppe, where she oversees vitamins, minerals and supplements for one of the nation’s leading health and wellness retailers. Prior to working in the health and wellness space, Leigha has had a successful 20-plus year retail career spanning a variety of industries, including ready-to-wear, sports and fitness, and home textiles.
Before joining the Vitamin Shoppe in 2019, Leigha spent 7 years as a bedding Buyer for Bed Bath & Beyond. During her tenure, she partnered with international suppliers to drive innovation and newness in the reatailer’s sheeting department, and collaborated with high-end & luxury brands to expand the Bed Bath & Beyond’s customer base.
She has a demonstrated history of accomplishments in merchandising, sourcing and brand management, and with a strong finance background, has also held roles in planning and inventory management.
Leigha grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, and attended the University of Missouri-Columbia where she graduated with her B.S in Finance. She received an M.B.A. from Webster University.