Alexis Kantor is Target’s VP of Apparel and Accessories Product Development & Raw Materials. She leads multiple teams around the globe, focused on technical and raw material development.
Through collaboration with cross-functional teams across the enterprise and continuous innovations in technology, raw material development, body size studies, and construction standards, these teams focus on ensuring quality, fit, function and value for the guest.
As a leader of people, Alexis strives to maintain an environment where the challenge is expected and risk is rewarded, where personal and professional achievements are celebrated, and where a balance between professional and personal growth is possible and encouraged.
In addition to responsibilities related to her title, Alexis is involved with multiple business councils at Target. She acts as an advocate for The African American, The Hispanic, The Asian and The Women’s Business Council(s), and is the sponsor for the LGBTA Business Council.
Alexis is very active with various local community organizations. She is on the Board of Directors for Avenues For Homeless Youth, a local non-profit with national recognition. Her family has been participating as a Host home for LGBT homeless youth for multiple years, and within recent months has become a foster family.
Prior to joining Target, Alexis graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Women’s Studies.