Jon Shelton, Deputy Chairman of the Board

Jon Shelton is Shareholder and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Shelton retired from the United States Secret Service as a Special Agent after 20 years of service. During his tenure with the United States Secret Service, Mr. Shelton protected many U.S. Presidents and investigated numerous financial crimes. He handled thousands of complex criminal cases including fraud, embezzlement, identity theft, money laundering, cybercrime and counterfeiting. His efforts resulted in those cases being prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's Office. Mr. Shelton was assigned to work in Atlanta, Georgia, Charlotte, North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina and Washington, D.C.  Prior to joining the United States Secret Service, Mr. Shelton was a police officer with the Cobb County Police Department. Mr. Shelton earned a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from East Carolina University. Mr. Shelton joined Guess & Co. Corporation initially as Special Adviser. In that role, he assisted the Board of Directors and senior executive management with making major decisions. Mr. Shelton holds an active Top Secret Security/SCI Clearance with the U.S. Government. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of a private investigation firm in Raleigh, North Carolina. As Deputy Chairman, Mr. Shelton works with the Chairman to set Board goals and objectives along with overall corporate strategy. Mr. Shelton is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors.