Director, Store Operations, Brand Maintenance and Repair
Ross Stores Inc
Joshua Witte has nearly 25 years of experience in the facility management industry. Currently, Joshua serves as the Director of Store Operations, Brand Maintenance and Repair for Ross Stores Inc., a position he has held since November 2017. In this role, he is responsible for maintaining the brand elements and image of Ross inside the physical box of the store. This encompasses fixtures, graphics, signage, cosmetic repairs, contracted services (primarily janitorial and floor care, but also includes vending, mat systems, security gates, shopping carts, etc.), and non-renovation capital projects, supporting the entire fleet of nearly 1,800 stores across the country.
Prior to joining Ross, he was the Director of Retail Maintenance and Development for Samsung Electronics America for five years. Here, he led the strategic direction of facilities maintenance and repair for Samsung's retail footprint across North America, encompassing over 40,000 retail doors, and including the flagship located on Washington Street in lower Manhattan.
Previously, Joshua was also the Director of Industry Programs at the PRSM Association, and a long-time project manager in the facilities management and construction departments of J.C. Penney. He also spent significant time on the vendor side of the industry.