Therace Risch joined J. C. Penney Company, Inc. as executive vice president, chief information officer December 2015
In her previous role as EVP and CIO at COUNTRY Financial, Risch was responsible for all aspects of consumer technologies to support the insurance and investment needs of over one million households and businesses. She was also responsible for all technology strategies and planning, as well as data security. Prior to COUNTRY Financial, Risch spent 10 years at Target Corporation in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility, including vice president of technology delivery services.
Ms Risch graduated from Ripon College with Honors in Economics, Mathematics and earned a Mini-MBA from the University of St. Thomas.