David Schlessinger

Co-Founder at Five Below, Inc.

David Schlessinger

David Schlessinger

Co-Founder at Five Below, Inc.

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Five Below, Inc.
Zany Brainy, Inc.
Encore Books

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161

Number of Boards

4

Birthday

1955

Age

64

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Co-Founder at Five Below, Inc.

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Five Below, Inc.

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Former Senior Vice President-Sales at Sleep Number Corp.

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Professional at Party City Holdings, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Advent International Corp.

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Professional at Five Below, Inc.

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Co-Founder at LLR Partners

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Professional at Express, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Interstate Cash Register, Inc.

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Professional at Five Below, Inc.

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David Schlessinger
Co-Founder at Five Below, Inc.
Career History
Co-Founder
2002 - 2015

Five Below, Inc. engages in the shopping business. It offers an assortment of merchandise, including sporting goods, games, fashion accessories and jewelry, to hobbies and collectibles, bath and body, candy and snacks, room decor and storage, stationery and school supplies, video game accessories, books, dvds, iPhone accessories, novelty and gag, and seasonal items. The company was founded by David Schlessinger, Zany Brainy, and Thomas G. Vellios in January 2002 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Professional
2002 - 2010

Destination Maternity Corp. engages in the design, manufacture and sale of maternity apparel and related accessories. It operates stores under three brands: Motherhood Maternity, A Pea in the Pod, and Destination Maternity. The Motherhood Maternity brand serves maternity apparel business, which is used in special occasion, offering quality merchandise at affordable value. The A Pea in the Pod brand is a contemporary, fashion-forward assortment including a curated selection of exclusive designer labels at premium pricing, offering the mom2be fashionable maternity pieces that reflect her uncompromising sense of style in both casual and career apparel. The Destination Maternity brand relates to a selection of fashion offers all three brands, plus skincare, fitness, and nutritional products to pamper the pregnant woman. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Moorestown, NJ.

Founder
1991 - 1996

Zany Brainy, Inc. is a specialty retailer of toys, games, books and multimedia products for kids. It sells products that entertain, educate and spark the imaginations of children up to 12 years of age. The company operated 188 stores in 34 states. The company was founded on August 19, 1991.

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Director & Chairman Emeritus
2002 - 2015

Five Below, Inc. engages in the operation of shopping center. It operates through the following segments: Leisure, Fashion and Home, and Party and Snack. The Leisure segment include items such as sporting goods, games, toys, tech, books, electronic accessories, and arts and crafts. The Fashion and Home segment consists personal accessories, “attitude” t-shirts, beauty offerings, home goods, and storage options. The Party and Snack segment offers party and seasonal goods, greeting cards, candy, and other snack and beverages. The company was founded by David Schlessinger and Thomas G. Vellios in January 2002 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Director
2002 - Prior

Destination Maternity Corp. engages in the design, manufacture and sale of maternity apparel and related accessories. It operates stores under three brands: Motherhood Maternity, A Pea in the Pod, and Destination Maternity. The Motherhood Maternity brand serves maternity apparel business, which is used in special occasion, offering quality merchandise at affordable value. The A Pea in the Pod brand is a contemporary, fashion-forward assortment including a curated selection of exclusive designer labels at premium pricing, offering the mom2be fashionable maternity pieces that reflect her uncompromising sense of style in both casual and career apparel. The Destination Maternity brand relates to a selection of fashion offers all three brands, plus skincare, fitness, and nutritional products to pamper the pregnant woman. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Moorestown, NJ.

Chairman
1991 - 1998

Zany Brainy, Inc. is a specialty retailer of toys, games, books and multimedia products for kids. It sells products that entertain, educate and spark the imaginations of children up to 12 years of age. The company operated 188 stores in 34 states. The company was founded on August 19, 1991.

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Five Below, Inc. issued Common Stock

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Five Below, Inc. issued Common Stock

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Five Below, Inc. issued Common Stock

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Five Below, Inc. engages in the shopping business. It offers an assortment of merchandise, including sporting goods, games, fashion accessories and jewelry, to hobbies and collectibles, bath and body, candy and snacks, room decor and storage, stationery and school supplies, video game accessories, books, dvds, iPhone accessories, novelty and gag, and seasonal items. The company was founded by David Schlessinger, Zany Brainy, and Thomas G. Vellios in January 2002 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

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