Shoe Carnival, Inc. promoted Tom Vernarsky to vice president and divisional merchandise manager Men's shoes, from his former position as Shoe Carnival's buyer in the women's sport and casual shoes category. Before joining Shoe Carnival, Tom's footwear experience included service as EVP and DMM with Shoebilee, as buyer at the Shoe Department, and as a buyer at Famous Footwear.

Mark L. Lemond, president and chief executive officer, stated, “We are fortunate to have someone of Tom Vernarsky's caliber to step into the DMM position. He is an exceptionally strong and seasoned footwear professional, and we have every confidence in the strength of his judgment and in his leadership abilities, which will allow us to take our Men's Footwear division to the next level.”