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Monica Welt

Big Lots Stores, Inc.
Director of Compliance
Monica Welt is Director of Compliance for Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG), a Fortune 500 unique, discount retailer with annual revenues exceeding $5 billion. Monica joined Big Lots in 2015 to build an enterprise-wide compliance program governing ~1450 stores and 5 distribution centers across 47 states.  Her compliance program manages risks associated 11 diverse subject areas, including anti-corruption, foreign vendor audits, food safety, and recalls.  Navigating the legal and regulatory landscape as a “lawyer wearing a business hat,” she creates solutions that are scalable and sustainable to integrate compliance into business operations.  Prior to joining Big Lots, Monica worked in private practice in Washington, DC, advising numerous multinational manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and consumer products companies, as well as litigating consumer product class actions and environmental torts.