Anna Tolosa Irving
SVP, GMM Women’s Designer Ready-to-Wear, Saks Fifth Avenue, Member Advisor, American Influencer Council
Anna Tolosa Irving is the Senior Vice-President and General Merchandising Manager for Designer Ready-to-Wear at Saks Fifth Avenue. Based in NYC, Anna is a highly influential luxury retail leader with a record of building transformative omnichannel business initiatives and a passion for developing diverse talent. In her previous role as the vice-president and divisional merchandise manager for accessories, she spearheaded the planning and execution of the handbag main floor opening in the Saks Manhattan flagship store. Anna has also held roles in operations, product development, and strategy at LVMH, Macy's, Barneys, and Kurt Salmon Associates. A champion for diversity and inclusion, Anna serves as a founding member of the Saks DEI Council and the executive sponsor for the Saks Moms employee resource group. Anna is an advisory member and mentor for both American Influencer Council and RAISEfashion and has mentored students interested in retail over the past 15 years as a career coach for Columbia Business School. She is active within the AAPI community in Maplewood NJ, thru her volunteer efforts with SOMAsian. Anna earned a Bachelor of Science from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Most importantly, she is a loving mom to her two boys, Clay and Julian.