Rob Stange is a global sourcing product manager at Target Corporation. He is responsible for negotiating and managing the vendor relationships for Target’s owned brands. He currently supports the housewares division and has served in previous roles within apparel, accessories and sourcing operations.
Stange has traveled to China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Turkey, Canada, and across the U.S. representing Target to the vendor community. He was recognized with a 2012 corporation pyramid leadership award for leading a team through change and demonstrating personal drive and accountability.
Outside of Target, Stange is involved with Rêve Academy, an innovative after school program focused on providing a pathway to careers in digital marketing and reducing the digital divide within the Twin Cities metro.
Stange holds a bachelor’s and MBA degree from Missouri State University. While at Missouri State, he piloted a graduate teaching assistant program with MSU’s sister campus in Dalian, China. In 2007, he was an inaugural recipient of the Board of Governors Citizen Scholar Award.