Faculty and Staff
|Title:||Gamecock iHub Store Manager
College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
|Office:||Gamecock iHub, 901 Sumter St Suite 123, Columbia, SC 29201|
B.S., The Ohio State University
Saundra Koesters attended The Ohio State University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising and textiles. Koesters has more than 30 years of retail management experience with iconic brands such as Banana Republic, The Gap, J.Crew, and Land’s End. She has held leadership positions in all aspects of store management including customer engagement, sales, operations, merchandising, recruiting, scheduling, training and evaluating, loss prevention and inventory management.
Koesters is responsible for managing the day-to-day store operations of the Gamecock iHub Apple Authorized Campus Store as well as coordinating, training, and developing the Department of Retailing student interns who are responsible for operating the store in fulfillment of their retail practicum and internship requirements.
Koesters lives in Lexington with her husband, Todd, and they share a daughter, Katie. She enjoys spending moments with her family, reading, running and biking with her husband.
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