Board of Directors

Daniel A. DeMatteo
Executive Chairman
Dan DeMatteo is the executive chairman of the Board of Directors for GameStop. He served as the chief executive officer from August 2008 until June 2010. He was the company's vice-chairman and chief operating officer from March 2005 until August 2008. He previously served as president and chief operating officer for GameStop and its predecessor companies since November 1996. DeMatteo has served in executive and management positions with Software Etc. and B. Dalton Booksellers.

DeMatteo began his career in the gaming industry in 1987 with B. Dalton Booksellers and its computer software company, Software, Etc., which became part of Barnes & Noble, Inc. He also helped spearhead the acquisitions of the companies that became GameStop
Mike Mauler
Chief Executive Officer
Mike Mauler is the Chief Executive Officer of GameStop and has been with the Company for more than 16 years. He previously served as Executive Vice President and President of International, which consists of nearly 2,000 retail stores operating under the GameStop, EB Games, Micromania and Zing Pop Culture brands. Mr. Mauler led the International division’s business and diversification initiatives since being appointed to the role in January of 2010, including launching the Company’s global Collectibles business in 2014. Prior to heading the International business, Mr. Mauler served as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and International Support, and before the merger between GameStop and EB Games, served as Vice President of Logistics for Electronics Boutique.
Stephanie Shern
Stephanie M. Shern is a director and chair of the Audit Committee and has served in these capacities since 2002. From 1995 until April 2001, Shern was a vice chair for Ernst & Young LLP and a member of Ernst & Young's Board and Management Committee. During that time, she was also the global director of retail and consumer products for Ernst & Young. Shern is currently a director and chair of the Audit Committee of The Scotts/Miracle Gro Company and a director and member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees of Royal Ahold. During the past five years, Shern has also served as a director of Century Link, Embarq Corp, Sprint Nextel Corp. and Nextel Communications, Inc. Additionally, she is a member of the advisory board of Pennsylvania State University's accounting major program, and a founding member of the Lead Director Network, a peer group of lead directors sponsored by King & Spalding and convened by Tapestry Networks.
Gerald Szczepanski
Gerald R. Szczepanski is a director and has served as a director for the company or our predecessor companies since 2002. Szczepanski is chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Szczepanski is currently retired. Szczepanski was the co-founder, and, from 1994 to 2005, the chairman and chief executive officer of Gadzooks, Inc., a publicly traded specialty retailer of casual clothing and accessories for teenagers. On February 3, 2004, Gadzooks, Inc. filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division (Case No. 04-31486-11). Szczepanski is also a director of Rush Enterprises, Inc.
Jerome L. Davis
Jerome L. Davis has served as a director since October 2005 and is chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Davis was former corporate vice president of food and retail for waste management, Inc. where he was responsible for the strategy and performance of the food and retail segment, which includes the restaurant, grocery and retail industries. Davis was president of Jerome L. Davis & Associates, LLC, a consulting firm focusing on executive coaching and leadership development from 2006 until December 2009. Davis was global vice president, service excellence for Electronic Data Systems, a business and technology services company, from July 2003 until October 2005. From May 2001 to July 2003, he served in various capacities at Electronic Data Systems, including chief client executive officer and president, Americas for Business Process Management. Prior to joining Electronic Data Systems, Davis served as president and executive officer of the Commercial Solutions Division of Maytag Corporation, a home and commercial appliance company, from October 1999 until May 2001. Davis served as senior vice president of sales and corporate officer for Maytag Appliances Division from March 1998 to September 1999. From March 1992 to February 1998, Davis was vice president of National Accounts and area vice president for Frito Lay. Davis also held senior executive positions in Sales and Marketing with Procter & Gamble from 1977 to 1992. Davis is currently a director and member of the Compensation and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of Apogee Enterprises, Inc., where he has been a director since 2004.
Steven  R. Koonin
Steven R. Koonin is a director and has served as a director since June 2007. Koonin is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Koonin is CEO and Co-Owner of the National Basketball Association ("NBA")'s Atlanta Hawks. He is formerly the president of Turner Entertainment Networks (“Turner”), which includes TNT, TBS, truTV and Turner Classic Movies. Koonin joined Turner Broadcasting System in 2000 and was promoted to president of Turner in 2006. Koonin was responsible for the rebranding of TNT and TBS and for the development of some of the most successful programming in cable television history. He also led the rebrand of Court TV as truTV. Prior to joining Turner, Koonin spent 14 years with The Coca-Cola Company (“Coca-Cola”), including serving as vice president of Consumer Marketing. In addition to leading the Atlanta Hawks organization, Koonin is extremely active in the Atlanta community and serves on the Boards of Directors of the Georgia Aquarium, the Fox Theatre, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Emory Healthcare.
Larry S. Zilavy
Lawrence S. Zilavy is a Director and a member of the Audit Committee and the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He has served as a Director since October 2005. Since October 2009, Mr. Zilavy has been employed by a private family investment office. Mr. Zilavy was a Senior Vice President of Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, Inc. from May 2006 to September 2009. He was Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance and Strategic Planning for Barnes & Noble, Inc. (“Barnes & Noble”) from May 2003 until November 2004 and was Chief Financial Officer of Barnes & Noble from June 2002 through April 2003. Prior to joining Barnes & Noble, Mr. Zilavy had a 25-year career in banking. Mr. Zilavy is also a Director of The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., a leading natural and organic food and personal care products company with operations in North America, Europe and India, and the non-profit arts education institution The Harlem School of the Arts. During the past five years, Mr. Zilavy has also served as a Director of Barnes & Noble.
Shane S. Kim
Shane S. Kim has served as a director since July 2011 and is a member of the Compensation Committee. Kim previously served as corporate vice president at Microsoft Corporation, working in a variety of positions for nearly 20 years. Notably, he was responsible for leading Microsoft Game Studios, publisher of many of the interactive entertainment industry’s biggest Xbox 360 and Windows games franchises, from 2004 to 2008. Since retiring from Microsoft in January 2010, Kim has been advising multiple companies in interactive entertainment and digital media.
Kathy Vrabeck
Kathy P. Vrabeck is a Director and a member of the Audit Committee. She has served as a Director since June 2012. She is currently a senior client partner in the consumer markets division of Korn Ferry. Previously, she was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. (“Heidrick & Struggles”) in their Media, Entertainment and Digital practice. Prior to joining Heidrick & Struggles in July 2011, Vrabeck was with Legendary Pictures from March 2009 to March 2011 where she served as president, Legendary Digital and was responsible for the creation, management and delivery of digital entertainment, with a focus on video games, across current and next-generation platforms. From May 2007 to November 2008, Vrabeck was with Electronic Arts, Inc. (“EA”) where she served as president, EA Casual Entertainment and led EA’s efforts in the fastest growing segments of the video game market: mobile, online, social networking and global media sales. Prior to joining EA, Vrabeck was with Activision, Inc. (“Activision”) from August 1999 to April 2006 where she served as president, Activision Publishing, overseeing Activision’s product development and global brand management and publishing operations. Earlier in her career, Vrabeck held various marketing, sales and finance positions with ConAgra, The Pillsbury Company, Quaker Oats and Eli Lilly and Company. Vrabeck currently serves on the DePauw University Board of Trustees.
Thomas Kelly
Thomas Kelly is a director and has served as a director since July 2012. Kelly is a member of the Compensation Committee. From 1996 to 2006, Kelly held several positions at Nextel Communications, including chief operating officer, chief marketing officer and chief strategy officer. He also served as the executive vice president of Transition Integration for Sprint Nextel Corp. Since 2006, Kelly has served as a director on the boards of RadioFrame Networks, BroadSoft, Inc. and Gracenote, Inc. He currently serves on the board of the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company.