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The Buckle, Inc. (BKE)

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The Buckle, Inc.

2407 West 24th Street
Kearney, NE 68845-4915
United States
308 236 8491

Sector(s)Consumer Cyclical
IndustryApparel Retail
Full Time Employees2,700

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Dennis H. NelsonPres, CEO & Director2.73MN/A1950
Mr. Thomas B. HeacockSr. VP of Fin., Treasurer, CFO & Director900.25kN/A1978
Mr. Brett P. MilkieSr. VP of Leasing940.19kN/A1960
Ms. Kari G. SmithExec. VP of Stores & Director1MN/A1964
Mr. Robert M. CarlbergSr. VP of Men's Merchandising940.19kN/A1963
Ms. Brady M. Jenschke FritzVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.N/AN/A1980
Ms. Michelle M. HoffmanVP of SalesN/AN/A1962
Mr. Adam AkersonController & Assistant TreasurerN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Kelli D. MolczykVP of Women's MerchandisingN/AN/A1979
Amounts are as of December 31, 2020 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


The Buckle, Inc. operates as a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women in the United States. It markets a selection of brand name casual apparel, including denims, other casual bottoms, tops, sportswear, outerwear, accessories, and footwear, as well as private label merchandise primarily comprising BKE, Buckle Black, BKE Boutique, Red by BKE, Daytrip denim, Gimmicks, Gilded Intent, FITZ + EDDI, Willow & Root, Outpost Makers, Departwest, Departwest, Reclaim, Salvage, Nova Industries, and Veece. The company also provides services, such as hemming, gift-wrapping, layaways, guest loyalty program, the Buckle private label credit card, and personalized stylist services, as well as special order system that allows stores to obtain requested merchandise from other company stores or its online order fulfillment center. As of January 30, 2021, it operated 443 retail stores in 42 states under the Buckle and The Buckle names. The Buckle, Inc. also sells its products through its website, The company was formerly known as Mills Clothing, Inc. and changed its name to The Buckle, Inc. in April 1991. The Buckle, Inc. was incorporated in 1948 and is headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska.

Corporate Governance

The Buckle, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 26, 2021 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.