Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado

Head of Strategy & Business Development, Williams Sonoma

Anddria Clack-Rogers Varnado has served as Director of Umpqua Holdings Corporation since October 29, 2018. Varnado currently is the Global Head of Strategy & Business Development at Williams-Sonoma, Inc., a multi-brand specialty retailer which includes popular brands such as Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, and West Elm. she has overseen the acquisition of Outward, Inc.—a 3D-imaging and augmented reality platform—and led the launch of the company’s Robin mattress products. Other professional achievements include driving breakthrough global customer insights for a leading online marketplace and launching an online lifestyle company, in addition to consumer-focused roles across product management and brand development. She began her career on Wall Street, working with the Financial Institutions Group of Citi’s Corporate and Investment Banking Division. She holds a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Clark Atlanta University. She volunteers with numerous nonprofit and charitable organizations, including Junior League and Management Leadership for Tomorrow. Earlier this year, the San Francisco Business Times named Varnado one of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business.”