Glenn McMahon

Glenn McMahon currently serves as a Managing Director at Portage Point delivering interim management, performance improvement and board services

Prior to joining Portage Point Partners, Glenn held various interim management CEO roles and led the sale process for multiple private equity owned brands.  He is known in the industry as being a cross-functional executive with experience in sales, marketing, product development, sourcing and operations. Glenn has decades of executive leadership and private equity partnerships. He has deep retail sector and functional expertise in fashion apparel and accessories, intimates, beauty, outdoor, activewear and hospitality

Glenn recently led business development for venture capital backed SaaS in both the “rental” and “return” space

Glenn was the CEO of St. John Knits (SJK) from 2007 to 2013 where he was responsible for the turnaround of the iconic American vertical brand. During his tenure he led process improvement through innovation and transformation across all business functions including line plan discipline, inventory management, sourcing, organizational structure and real estate footprint. Under his leadership SJK opened new markets of distribution in China, Europe and the Middle East and launched St. John Knits online (SJK was one of the first luxury brands to sell online). In 2013, Glenn led the sale process of SJK to Fosun Fashion Group

Prior to joining St. John Knits, Glenn held executive positions with Giorgio Armani, Donna Karan, Liz Claiborne and Dolce Gabbana

Glenn graduated from The American University with a BA and began his career at The Sporting Life, a specialty retailer in Georgetown, Washington DC

Glenn is one of eight siblings and his extended family lives throughout the US.  For much of the past decade Glenn split his time between in New York City and Los Angeles.  He is currently living in Houston, Texas

Glenn is an outdoor sports enthusiast and enjoys biking and hiking