Lance de la Rosa

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Sam's Club at Walmart, Inc.

Lance de la Rosa

Lance de la Rosa

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Sam's Club at Walmart, Inc.

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Lance de la Rosa is executive vice president and chief operating officer for Sam’s Club. He is responsible for the operations of nearly 600 Sam’s Clubs in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Lance started as an hourly trainee at a Walmart store over 32 years ago. He then served as a co-manager and store manager before taking on a leadership role with Walmart International where he spent two years in Germany as a district manager advisor. In 2001, he returned to Walmart U.S. as a divisional manager for the optical division before being promoted to regional general manager for over 200 Walmart stores across the Northeast.

Lance joined Sam’s Club in 2010 and has held several leadership roles including senior vice president of the East division, senior vice president of operations transformation and senior vice president of merchandise execution.

He is active in his community and serves on several boards including the Urban League of Hudson County, the WALPAC Advisory Board, the Enactus Executive Advisory Council and the Executive Advisory Council for the College of Business and Economics at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Lance earned a bachelor's degree in music education from East Tennessee State University. He and his wife, Wendy, have one son, Carson.

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Sam's Club, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Walmart, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Sam's Club at Walmart, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Walmart, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer, Sam's Club at Walmart, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer, Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & General Counsel-Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Merchandising Officer, Walmart US at Walmart, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Enactus Global

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Future Chief Executive Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Effective 03/2021)

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Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Sam's Club at Walmart, Inc.
Education
Bachelor's in Music Education

East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an accredited American university located in Johnson City, Tennessee. It is part of the Tennessee Board of Regents system of colleges and universities, the nation's sixth largest system of public education, and is the fourth largest university in the state. ETSU has off-campus centers in nearby Kingsport and Elizabethton, Tennessee.

Career History
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Sam's Club
Current

Walmart, Inc. engages in retail and wholesale business. The Company offers an assortment of merchandise and services at everyday low prices. It operates through the following business segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The Walmart U.S. segment operates as a merchandiser of consumer products, operating under the Walmart, Wal-Mart, and Walmart Neighborhood Market brands, as well as walmart.com and other eCommerce brands. The Walmart International segment manages supercenters, supermarkets, hypermarkets, warehouse clubs, and cash & carry outside of the United States. The Sam's Club segment comprises membership-only warehouse clubs and samsclubs.com. The company was founded by Samuel Moore Walton and James Lawrence Walton in 1945 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
2010 - Current

Sam's West, Inc. operates a membership warehouse club. The firm offers jewelry, electronics, organic foods, choice meats, and beauty items. The company was founded by Sam Walton in 1983 and is headquartered in Bentonville, AR.

District Manager Advisor
Prior
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Member, Advisory Board
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Member, National Advisory Board Executive Committee
Current

Enactus is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action. It provides a platform for teams of outstanding university students to create community development projects that put people’s own ingenuity and talents at the center of improving their livelihoods. Guided by educators and supported by business leaders, its students take the kind of entrepreneurial approach that empowers people to be a part of their own success. Its work transforms both the lives of the people it serves, and in turn, the lives of its students as they develop into more effective, values-driven leaders. Like in business, it believes that competition encourages creativity and rewards results. For Enactus, it means more lives impacted. An annual series of regional and national competitions provides a forum for teams to showcase the impact of their outreach efforts and to be evaluated by executives serving as judges. National champion teams advance to the prestigious Enactus World Cup to experience excellence in competition, collaboration and celebration.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

THE URBAN LEAGUE'S MISSION IS TO EMPOWER RESIDENTS AND IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN URBAN COMMUNITIES BY WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH COMMUNITY GROUPS, GOVERNMENT AND CORPORATE SPONSORS.

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Enactus is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action. It provides a platform for teams of outstanding university students to create community development projects that put people’s own ingenuity and talents at the center of improving their livelihoods. Guided by educators and supported by business leaders, its students take the kind of entrepreneurial approach that empowers people to be a part of their own success. Its work transforms both the lives of the people it serves, and in turn, the lives of its students as they develop into more effective, values-driven leaders. Like in business, it believes that competition encourages creativity and rewards results. For Enactus, it means more lives impacted. An annual series of regional and national competitions provides a forum for teams to showcase the impact of their outreach efforts and to be evaluated by executives serving as judges. National champion teams advance to the prestigious Enactus World Cup to experience excellence in competition, collaboration and celebration.

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