Jay L. Schottenstein
Chairman & CEO
Jay L. Schottenstein is the Chairman of SB360 Capital Partners, LLC. Mr. Schottenstein has deep knowledge and extensive experience with the retail industry. His expertise across operations, apparel retail, real estate, brand building and team management provides valuable leadership, vision and in-depth retail expertise.
Mr. Schottenstein currently serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Schottenstein Stores Corporation (SSC). He has served in various executive capacities with SSC since 1976. Mr. Schottenstein has been a director of SSC since 1982. He served as Vice Chairman from 1986 until March 1992.
Since March of 1992, Mr. Schottenstein has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO), and has served as the Chief Executive Officer of AEO since December 2015. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer from March 1992 to December 2002, and as a Vice President and Director of the Company’s predecessors since 1980.
Mr. Schottenstein is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW). He has held this position since March 2005. From March 2005 to April 2009, Mr. Schottenstein also served as the Chief Executive Officer.
Mr. Schottenstein is the Chief Executive Officer of American Signature Furniture and Value City Furniture.
Mr. Schottenstein is the son of the late businessman and philanthropist, Jerome M. Schottenstein. He is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Business Administration.